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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
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
454 383 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.10% 29.26% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 249 219
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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

LINQ to SQL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore