The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 78 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing LINQ 21 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 1.51% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 5.34% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 7
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£338 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £390 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £28.73
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +11.38%
LINQ
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
394 393 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.89% 28.21% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 248 151
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +328.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £135.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £135.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 4 £338 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 29 (90.63%) C#
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) MVC
3 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
3 23 (71.88%) jQuery
4 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (59.38%) SQL
5 19 (59.38%) Visual Studio
6 18 (56.25%) HTML
6 18 (56.25%) .NET Framework
6 18 (56.25%) Scrum
6 18 (56.25%) Unit Testing
7 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
7 17 (53.13%) CSS
8 16 (50.00%) WCF
8 16 (50.00%) Entity Framework
9 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
10 14 (43.75%) Ajax
11 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
11 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
13 10 (31.25%) Web Services
13 10 (31.25%) Degree
14 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
14 9 (28.13%) RavenDB
15 8 (25.00%) XML
15 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
16 7 (21.88%) OOP
16 7 (21.88%) OO

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.25%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) RavenDB
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (21.88%) ReSharper
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (9.38%) MSBuild
5 3 (9.38%) WiX
6 2 (6.25%) MSTest
6 2 (6.25%) Subversion
7 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
7 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) jQuery
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) .NET Framework
4 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
4 17 (53.13%) CSS
5 16 (50.00%) WCF
5 16 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 14 (43.75%) Ajax
7 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (31.25%) Web Services
9 8 (25.00%) XML
10 7 (21.88%) Backbone.js
10 7 (21.88%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (15.63%) HTML5
12 4 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
12 4 (12.50%) RESTful
12 4 (12.50%) CSS3
12 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) MVC
2 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) Scrum
3 18 (56.25%) Unit Testing
4 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.88%) OOP
5 7 (21.88%) OO
5 7 (21.88%) CQRS
5 7 (21.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) Workflow
7 5 (15.63%) SOA
8 4 (12.50%) Web Development
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) ATDD
9 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
10 2 (6.25%) BDD
10 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.50%) XPath
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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