The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 102 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.32% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.57% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £360 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
LINQ
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
389 255 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.80% 26.29% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 155 173
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Median hourly rate £8.50 £20.30 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.12% -32.33%
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 the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in the North East

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Tyne and Wear -31 4 £360 +10.76%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North East region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) BDD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore