The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 96 86
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.074% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.23% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £325 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
LINQ
West Yorkshire

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
568 432 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.39% 32.07% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 304 334
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) HTML

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL