The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 36 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.45% - 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.62
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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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.43% 24.10% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 16
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Luton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL