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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 56 35
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.17% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.76% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +16.36%
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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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 132 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.29% 22.72% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 86 28
Average daily rate £325 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +174.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £36.00 £36.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft