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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.53% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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
39 67 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 24.68% 37.43% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 12
Average daily rate £300 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £390 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle