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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 37 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.38% - 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.94% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £219
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £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
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
63 75 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.36% 19.89% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 52 42
Median daily rate £420 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
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 £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 4 £525 -
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) SOLID
2 4 (80.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) DMZ
2 4 (80.00%) Intranet
2 4 (80.00%) Extranet
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DMZ
1 4 (80.00%) Extranet
1 4 (80.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) SOLID
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter