The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 20 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.76% - 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
LINQ
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 75 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 27.27% 48.39% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 24
Average daily rate £275 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 21
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

LINQ
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Kendo UI

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Kendo UI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft