The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Northampton 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 27 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.02% 0.78% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £219 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% -
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
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.16% 9.38% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 15
Average daily rate £383 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £363 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
Northamptonshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) DNN
3 1 (25.00%) RIA
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (50.00%) Software Programmer
3 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Programmer
3 2 (50.00%) Programmer
3 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) RIA
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ION Trading