The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 395 339 316
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -23
Contract jobs citing LINQ 41 95 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 1.28% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 75 81
Median daily rate £393 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £595 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 -
LINQ
England

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
7297 7413 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.94% 31.42% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5505 5411 5164
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in London

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in London

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in London

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 3 £451 -7.43% 4
Uxbridge - 3 £360 -
Romford - 1 £400 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 90 (100.00%) C#
2 83 (92.22%) .NET
3 66 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 53 (58.89%) MVC
5 44 (48.89%) .NET Framework
6 43 (47.78%) JavaScript
7 39 (43.33%) TDD
8 37 (41.11%) Microsoft
8 37 (41.11%) jQuery
9 36 (40.00%) SQL
10 33 (36.67%) ASP.NET
10 33 (36.67%) WCF
10 33 (36.67%) Entity Framework
11 32 (35.56%) Visual Studio
12 31 (34.44%) HTML
13 27 (30.00%) AngularJS
14 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (25.56%) WPF
16 23 (25.56%) T-SQL
17 20 (22.22%) CSS
18 19 (21.11%) XML
19 17 (18.89%) Windows
19 17 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (18.89%) HTML5
20 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
21 14 (15.56%) BDD
21 14 (15.56%) Ajax
22 13 (14.44%) NUnit

LINQ
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 10 (11.11%) IIS
2 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.67%) CMS
4 5 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.44%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (2.22%) NServiceBus
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.11%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.33%) Endur
2 1 (1.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) MySQL
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (35.56%) Visual Studio
2 24 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (14.44%) NUnit
4 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.89%) MSBuild
5 7 (7.78%) SpecFlow
6 6 (6.67%) Subversion
7 5 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.44%) FitNesse
9 3 (3.33%) CruiseControl
10 2 (2.22%) Grunt
10 2 (2.22%) JIRA
10 2 (2.22%) Protractor
10 2 (2.22%) ReSharper
10 2 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (1.11%) Bower
11 1 (1.11%) gulp
11 1 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.11%) QUnit
11 1 (1.11%) Sinon.JS
General
1 9 (10.00%) Banking
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Front Office
2 6 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Advertising
4 4 (4.44%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Law
6 2 (2.22%) Games
6 2 (2.22%) Retail
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 84 (93.33%) Developer
2 52 (57.78%) .NET Developer
3 34 (37.78%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (15.56%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (7.78%) SQL Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Messaging Developer
10 5 (5.56%) WPF Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Angular Developer
11 4 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.44%) CMS Developer
11 4 (4.44%) EPiServer Developer
11 4 (4.44%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (92.22%) .NET
2 44 (48.89%) .NET Framework
3 37 (41.11%) jQuery
4 33 (36.67%) ASP.NET
4 33 (36.67%) Entity Framework
4 33 (36.67%) WCF
5 31 (34.44%) HTML
6 27 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (25.56%) WPF
8 20 (22.22%) CSS
9 19 (21.11%) XML
10 17 (18.89%) HTML5
11 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (15.56%) Ajax
13 11 (12.22%) ADO.NET
13 11 (12.22%) Web Services
14 10 (11.11%) JSON
14 10 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.44%) Clustering
3 4 (4.44%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.22%) Equities
5 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.22%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.11%) Derivative
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) RIA
6 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.89%) MVC
2 39 (43.33%) TDD
3 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.56%) BDD
6 13 (14.44%) Unit Testing
7 12 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 11 (12.22%) Scrum
8 11 (12.22%) Web Development
9 10 (11.11%) OO
9 10 (11.11%) OOP
10 9 (10.00%) MVVM
10 9 (10.00%) SDLC
10 9 (10.00%) SOLID
11 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.67%) DevOps
13 5 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (5.56%) Migration
14 4 (4.44%) Project Management
14 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (47.78%) JavaScript
3 36 (40.00%) SQL
4 23 (25.56%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.78%) Python
7 6 (6.67%) XAML
8 5 (5.56%) PHP
9 4 (4.44%) Perl
9 4 (4.44%) Ruby
10 2 (2.22%) Java
10 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.11%) C
11 1 (1.11%) C++
11 1 (1.11%) VB
11 1 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.11%) EMIR
2 1 (1.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.11%) Control-M
2 1 (1.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 37 (41.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Apple
3 4 (4.44%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.33%) Infragistics
4 3 (3.33%) Telerik
4 3 (3.33%) Twitter
5 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.11%) Perforce
6 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Circa £550 day rate
Posted: 5 days ago