The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 27 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.05% - 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
LINQ
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 52 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 27.23% 27.96% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 35
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £417 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

LINQ
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) SOLID
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) EPiServer CMS
3 3 (42.86%) EPiServer
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) QA

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) CMS
1 3 (42.86%) EPiServer CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) EPiServer Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) SOLID
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) EPiServer