The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LINQ to SQL
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 90 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.13% 19.65% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 40
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire