The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 71 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing LINQ 6 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.56% 0.23% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 0.73% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 17
Average daily rate
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£270 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
317 275 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.77% 31.32% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 164 265
Average daily rate £310 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.20% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +127.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
LINQ
West Yorkshire

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 8 (57.14%) OO
4 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (35.71%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) XML
6 5 (35.71%) OOP
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Internet
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (28.57%) WCF
8 3 (21.43%) WPF
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) MSTest
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) WPF
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) WinForms
8 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
9 1 (7.14%) CSS3
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (7.14%) WinRT
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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