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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 408 345 339
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -6
Contract jobs citing LINQ 41 91 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 1.21% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 75 74
Median daily rate £393 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.33%
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
7707 7495 7470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.48% 31.56% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5738 5469 5235
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £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 47 50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £22.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £52.27 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +10 7 £440 -12.00% 6
Uxbridge - 3 £360 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (100.00%) C#
2 77 (93.90%) .NET
3 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
4 51 (62.20%) MVC
5 42 (51.22%) JavaScript
6 38 (46.34%) TDD
7 36 (43.90%) .NET Framework
8 32 (39.02%) SQL
9 31 (37.80%) HTML
9 31 (37.80%) WCF
9 31 (37.80%) jQuery
10 30 (36.59%) ASP.NET
10 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
11 29 (35.37%) Visual Studio
12 28 (34.15%) Entity Framework
13 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
14 25 (30.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (30.49%) WPF
15 22 (26.83%) CSS
16 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (24.39%) HTML5
17 18 (21.95%) BDD
17 18 (21.95%) T-SQL
18 17 (20.73%) XML
19 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
20 14 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 14 (17.07%) Windows
21 13 (15.85%) Ajax

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 (12.20%) IIS
2 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.32%) CMS
4 4 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.88%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (3.66%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.44%) NServiceBus
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.22%) Confluence
7 1 (1.22%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Endur
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.10%) Couchbase
4 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (35.37%) Visual Studio
2 25 (30.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (14.63%) NUnit
4 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.54%) MSBuild
5 7 (8.54%) SpecFlow
5 7 (8.54%) Subversion
6 6 (7.32%) Protractor
7 5 (6.10%) Bower
7 5 (6.10%) gulp
7 5 (6.10%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (6.10%) Mocha
7 5 (6.10%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.66%) FitNesse
9 3 (3.66%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (2.44%) CruiseControl
10 2 (2.44%) Grunt
10 2 (2.44%) JIRA
11 1 (1.22%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Advertising
3 5 (6.10%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Marketing
5 3 (3.66%) Front Office
5 3 (3.66%) Law
6 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (95.12%) Developer
2 47 (57.32%) .NET Developer
3 31 (37.80%) C# Developer
4 16 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (17.07%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Angular Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (7.32%) SQL Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.10%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (6.10%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (6.10%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (6.10%) WPF Developer
10 4 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (4.88%) CMS Developer
10 4 (4.88%) EPiServer Developer
10 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (93.90%) .NET
2 36 (43.90%) .NET Framework
3 31 (37.80%) HTML
3 31 (37.80%) jQuery
3 31 (37.80%) WCF
4 30 (36.59%) ASP.NET
5 28 (34.15%) Entity Framework
6 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
7 25 (30.49%) WPF
8 22 (26.83%) CSS
9 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (24.39%) HTML5
10 17 (20.73%) XML
11 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (15.85%) Ajax
13 10 (12.20%) JSON
13 10 (12.20%) Web Services
14 8 (9.76%) CSS3
14 8 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
1 6 (7.32%) Equities
1 6 (7.32%) Mathematics
1 6 (7.32%) User Experience
2 5 (6.10%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.10%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.88%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.22%) Android
3 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.20%) MVC
2 38 (46.34%) TDD
3 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.95%) BDD
5 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.41%) Multithreading
7 11 (13.41%) MVVM
7 11 (13.41%) OOP
8 10 (12.20%) Web Development
9 9 (10.98%) DevOps
9 9 (10.98%) Scrum
10 8 (9.76%) OO
10 8 (9.76%) SDLC
11 7 (8.54%) SOLID
12 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
12 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.10%) Front End Development
13 5 (6.10%) Service Design
13 5 (6.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (51.22%) JavaScript
3 32 (39.02%) SQL
4 18 (21.95%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.98%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.54%) Python
7 6 (7.32%) XAML
8 5 (6.10%) PHP
9 4 (4.88%) Perl
9 4 (4.88%) Ruby
10 3 (3.66%) Java
11 1 (1.22%) C
11 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.22%) VB
11 1 (1.22%) VB6
11 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) Degree
3 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) EPiServer
3 4 (4.88%) Infragistics
4 3 (3.66%) Apple
4 3 (3.66%) Telerik
5 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.44%) Twitter
6 1 (1.22%) Perforce
6 1 (1.22%) Xamarin
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