The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 63 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing LINQ 22 11 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.56% 1.12% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 3.79% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 24
Average daily rate £350 £298 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +25.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.81% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
408 290 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.96% 29.53% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 153 265
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
North West

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
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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £350 - 1
Bolton - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (91.67%) C#
3 28 (77.78%) MVC
4 19 (52.78%) Scrum
4 19 (52.78%) HTML
4 19 (52.78%) Visual Studio
4 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET
4 19 (52.78%) CSS
5 18 (50.00%) WCF
6 17 (47.22%) jQuery
6 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
6 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
7 16 (44.44%) Web Services
7 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
9 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (33.33%) Degree
9 12 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (33.33%) RavenDB
9 12 (33.33%) Backbone.js
10 10 (27.78%) ReSharper
10 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (27.78%) SQL
11 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 9 (25.00%) SOAP
11 9 (25.00%) OOP
11 9 (25.00%) WPF
11 9 (25.00%) CQRS
12 8 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SMS
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) RavenDB
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Visual Studio
2 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.78%) ReSharper
4 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 3 (8.33%) MSTest
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET
2 19 (52.78%) CSS
3 18 (50.00%) WCF
4 17 (47.22%) jQuery
5 16 (44.44%) Web Services
6 12 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (33.33%) Backbone.js
7 9 (25.00%) WPF
7 9 (25.00%) SOAP
8 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (19.44%) REST
10 5 (13.89%) WF
10 5 (13.89%) WinForms
10 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
10 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) NHS
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Social Media
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) MVC
2 19 (52.78%) Scrum
3 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.78%) Domain-Driven Design
4 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 9 (25.00%) CQRS
5 9 (25.00%) OOP
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 2 (5.56%) OOD
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL
8 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.56%) RUP
8 2 (5.56%) DSDM
8 2 (5.56%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) Workflow
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Twitter
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) Wonderware
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