The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 29 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.84% - 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% - 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £219
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 - £234
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
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
40 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 18.43% 20.16% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 24
Median daily rate £475 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) BDD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DMZ
1 3 (75.00%) Extranet
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) SOLID
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter