The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
England / London
Rank 405 422 418
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.045% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £230 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6818 6702 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.06% 31.68% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5138 4951 4722
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £22.62 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £52.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in London

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in London

LINQ to SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LINQ to SQL Hourly Rate Trend in London

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL 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 London region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) RequireJS
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft