The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - - 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
LINQ
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 23.59% 13.56% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 13
Average daily rate £350 £420 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

LINQ
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft