The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 25 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.65% - 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% - 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £310 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
LINQ
East of England

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 Norfolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 22.53% 13.02% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 19
Median daily rate £390 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk 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 Norfolk

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 3 £310 - 1
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) Moq
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Moq
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) SOLID
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET