The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire 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 33 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.63% 2.20% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 10.26% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £313
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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
107 39 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 43.67% 21.43% 34.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 14 42
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £354 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
Yorkshire

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
York -15 4 £300 - 3
Skipton - - - -
LINQ
Yorkshire

LINQ
Top 24 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) XAML
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) MVVM
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) C

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 7 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) MVVM
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) XAML
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft