The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 62 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.74% 0.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
LINQ
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 219 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.16% 27.62% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 150 90
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -67.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Hertfordshire region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Letchworth - 1 £335 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) ADO.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ADO.NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
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