The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.52% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
LINQ
Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 77 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 34.90% 26.83% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 27
Median daily rate £370 £428 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.45% +22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.10 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 Liverpool

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Liverpool region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

LINQ
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL