The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - 89 84
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.51% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LINQ to SQL
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
518 390 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.59% 27.31% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 266 224
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

LINQ to SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

LINQ to SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester