The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 26 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.66% 0.85% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.82% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £456 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
LINQ
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
110 90 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.43% 25.50% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 70
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 24
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +12 11 £463 +32.14%
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) HTML5
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
3 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) Entity Framework
3 14 (87.50%) Node.js
3 14 (87.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (87.50%) Sass
3 14 (87.50%) AngularJS
3 14 (87.50%) Git (software)
3 14 (87.50%) RESTful
3 14 (87.50%) Windows 10
3 14 (87.50%) git-flow
3 14 (87.50%) Aurelia
3 14 (87.50%) jspm
4 13 (81.25%) TypeScript
5 11 (68.75%) ECMAScript
6 10 (62.50%) Windows Phone
7 6 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (25.00%) User Stories
8 4 (25.00%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) WinForms
9 2 (12.50%) NUnit
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (12.50%) WCF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 14 (87.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 14 (87.50%) git-flow
1 14 (87.50%) jspm
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Bower
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) HTML5
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
3 14 (87.50%) AngularJS
3 14 (87.50%) Aurelia
3 14 (87.50%) Entity Framework
3 14 (87.50%) RESTful
3 14 (87.50%) Sass
4 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) TypeScript
3 11 (68.75%) ECMAScript
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland