The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
167 58 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.54% 18.71% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 30 62
Average daily rate £250 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £24.25 £32.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
England

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the North East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - - - - 3
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared