The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 18 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 Northamptonshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 35 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.39% 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.25% 3.57% -
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 £32.00 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
69 28 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.11% 12.12% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 42
Average daily rate £325 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Northampton -6 4 £219 -15.86% 1
Kettering - - - -
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) RIA
3 2 (40.00%) ION Trading
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) DNN

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ION Trading