The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 46 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.61% 0.34% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.91% 1.92% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-74.22% -

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
103 52 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.93% 17.75% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 45
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 3 - -
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) WPF Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#