The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 47 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% - 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
LINQ
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
116 126 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.07% 30.00% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 87 28
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +150.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Preston - 1 £300 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) NuGet
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) Bower
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (100.00%) Bower
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) NuGet
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft