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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 31 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.65% - 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.35% - 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£350 - £325
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
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
68 119 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.44% 39.02% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 34
Average daily rate £300 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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
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 3 March 2015. 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
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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 - 4 £350 -
Loughborough - - - - 2
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) MSTest
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Kendo UI
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) Kendo UI
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle