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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 393 375 363
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing LINQ 43 49 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.66% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 52
Median daily rate £425 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
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
7493 7448 7378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.09% 32.95% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5641 5637 5605
Median daily rate £451 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £70.00
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 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -6 11 £415 -17.10% 5
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Chiswick - 1 £375 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 London region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 82 (98.80%) C#
2 81 (97.59%) .NET
3 58 (69.88%) SQL Server
4 46 (55.42%) JavaScript
4 46 (55.42%) MVC
5 37 (44.58%) SQL
6 36 (43.37%) .NET Framework
7 35 (42.17%) HTML
8 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (39.76%) WPF
9 32 (38.55%) jQuery
9 32 (38.55%) ASP.NET
10 30 (36.14%) CSS
10 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
11 28 (33.73%) Visual Studio
12 27 (32.53%) TDD
13 25 (30.12%) T-SQL
13 25 (30.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (27.71%) WCF
14 23 (27.71%) XML
15 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
16 18 (21.69%) Entity Framework
17 17 (20.48%) HTML5
17 17 (20.48%) AngularJS
18 16 (19.28%) JSON
18 16 (19.28%) Web Services
19 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
19 15 (18.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET Web API
20 14 (16.87%) BDD

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 (12.05%) CMS
1 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.64%) Confluence
3 7 (8.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (7.23%) IIS
5 4 (4.82%) Apache
6 3 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.41%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.20%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (1.20%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (69.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.25%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.05%) Couchbase
5 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.02%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.41%) QlikView
9 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.20%) DTS
10 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.20%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (33.73%) Visual Studio
2 25 (30.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.05%) JIRA
4 10 (12.05%) Protractor
5 9 (10.84%) Bower
5 9 (10.84%) gulp
5 9 (10.84%) Karma Test Runner
5 9 (10.84%) Mocha
5 9 (10.84%) Sinon.JS
5 9 (10.84%) Subversion
6 8 (9.64%) NUnit
7 4 (4.82%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (4.82%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.61%) MSBuild
8 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Advertising
3 7 (8.43%) Financial Institution
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
4 6 (7.23%) Front Office
5 5 (6.02%) Banking
6 3 (3.61%) Marketing
7 2 (2.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (91.57%) Developer
2 36 (43.37%) .NET Developer
3 27 (32.53%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Angular Developer
4 11 (13.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (13.25%) SQL Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (10.84%) Sitecore Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.02%) WPF Developer
10 4 (4.82%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.82%) C# WPF Developer
11 3 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (97.59%) .NET
2 36 (43.37%) .NET Framework
3 35 (42.17%) HTML
4 33 (39.76%) WPF
5 32 (38.55%) ASP.NET
5 32 (38.55%) jQuery
6 30 (36.14%) CSS
7 23 (27.71%) WCF
7 23 (27.71%) XML
8 18 (21.69%) Entity Framework
9 17 (20.48%) AngularJS
9 17 (20.48%) HTML5
10 16 (19.28%) JSON
10 16 (19.28%) Web Services
11 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (18.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (15.66%) Ajax
13 12 (14.46%) RESTful
14 11 (13.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) User Experience
2 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.64%) Equities
2 8 (9.64%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.43%) Fixed Income
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.82%) Clustering
6 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.20%) Derivative
8 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) CentOS
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) MVC
2 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.53%) TDD
4 14 (16.87%) BDD
5 13 (15.66%) OOP
5 13 (15.66%) Scrum
5 13 (15.66%) Unit Testing
6 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (14.46%) OO
7 10 (12.05%) Front End Development
7 10 (12.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (12.05%) Web Development
7 10 (12.05%) Workflow
8 9 (10.84%) Multithreading
8 9 (10.84%) Service Design
8 9 (10.84%) SOLID
9 8 (9.64%) DevOps
9 8 (9.64%) MVVM
10 7 (8.43%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (98.80%) C#
2 46 (55.42%) JavaScript
3 37 (44.58%) SQL
4 25 (30.12%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.84%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.23%) XAML
7 3 (3.61%) VBA
8 2 (2.41%) Java
8 2 (2.41%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) Python
9 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.20%) VB6
9 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) Basel III
2 5 (6.02%) CRD IV
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.61%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.41%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.20%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.20%) OpenText
6 1 (1.20%) RedDot
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