The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 76 75
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.03% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +24.27%
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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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
424 390 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.01% 34.79% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 276 157
Average daily rate £330 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £43.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET