The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 30 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.40% - 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £32.62
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -34.07%
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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
58 58 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.29% 20.49% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 16
Average daily rate £350 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

LINQ
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft