The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - 134 136
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £268 £285
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.62
LINQ to SQL
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
808 855 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.30% 29.37% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 460 579
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 37
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.28 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +17.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

LINQ to SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the North West region.

LINQ to SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

LINQ to SQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter