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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / London
Rank 382 350 327
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -23
Contract jobs citing LINQ 22 72 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 1.07% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 55 66
Median daily rate £383 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £612 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 - -

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
6811 6702 6298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.01% 31.68% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5121 4952 4642
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 37 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 £27.56 £22.62 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £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
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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -5 10 £463 -7.50% 3
Twickenham - 2 £295 - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 61 (96.83%) C#
2 56 (88.89%) .NET
3 46 (73.02%) SQL Server
4 36 (57.14%) SQL
5 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (52.38%) MVC
7 32 (50.79%) HTML
8 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
9 30 (47.62%) ASP.NET
10 29 (46.03%) WPF
11 25 (39.68%) jQuery
11 25 (39.68%) WCF
11 25 (39.68%) .NET Framework
12 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
13 22 (34.92%) TDD
14 21 (33.33%) CSS
15 19 (30.16%) T-SQL
16 18 (28.57%) XML
16 18 (28.57%) Entity Framework
17 17 (26.98%) HTML5
17 17 (26.98%) MS Excel
18 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
18 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 14 (22.22%) Finance
20 13 (20.63%) Web Services
20 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
21 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
21 11 (17.46%) MVVM
21 11 (17.46%) AngularJS

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 8 (12.70%) CMS
2 7 (11.11%) Confluence
2 7 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.35%) Apache
4 4 (6.35%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) LDAP
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (73.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.94%) Couchbase
4 5 (7.94%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.17%) QlikView
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) DTS
7 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (14.29%) JIRA
3 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (9.52%) Subversion
5 5 (7.94%) SpecFlow
6 4 (6.35%) Bower
6 4 (6.35%) gulp
6 4 (6.35%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (6.35%) Mocha
6 4 (6.35%) Protractor
6 4 (6.35%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (4.76%) NUnit
8 2 (3.17%) CruiseControl
8 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.59%) MSTest
9 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Advertising
3 5 (7.94%) Front Office
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Back Office
5 2 (3.17%) Electronics
5 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (85.71%) Developer
2 23 (36.51%) C# Developer
3 18 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 14 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
6 8 (12.70%) C# WPF Developer
6 8 (12.70%) WPF Developer
7 7 (11.11%) Analyst
7 7 (11.11%) Angular Developer
7 7 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (6.35%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Architect
10 3 (4.76%) C# Pricing Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (88.89%) .NET
2 32 (50.79%) HTML
3 30 (47.62%) ASP.NET
4 29 (46.03%) WPF
5 25 (39.68%) .NET Framework
5 25 (39.68%) jQuery
5 25 (39.68%) WCF
6 21 (33.33%) CSS
7 18 (28.57%) Entity Framework
7 18 (28.57%) XML
8 17 (26.98%) HTML5
9 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (20.63%) Web Services
11 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
12 10 (15.87%) JSON
12 10 (15.87%) RESTful
13 9 (14.29%) Ajax
14 8 (12.70%) CSS3
14 8 (12.70%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) User Experience
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Equities
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) CentOS
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) MVC
3 22 (34.92%) TDD
4 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
5 11 (17.46%) MVVM
6 10 (15.87%) OO
6 10 (15.87%) Scrum
7 9 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.52%) Web Development
9 5 (7.94%) BDD
9 5 (7.94%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.94%) Front End Development
9 5 (7.94%) OOP
9 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (7.94%) Service Design
9 5 (7.94%) SOA
10 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 61 (96.83%) C#
2 36 (57.14%) SQL
3 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
4 19 (30.16%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.17%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) Basel III
1 5 (7.94%) CRD IV
2 4 (6.35%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.59%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.76%) Infragistics
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.59%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.59%) OpenText
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) RedDot
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
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