The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 36 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.28% 0.38% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 1.19% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.34% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £32.62
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -34.07%
LINQ
Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 168 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.69% 32.00% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 71 43
Average daily rate £318 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Caliburn.Micro
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Moq
4 1 (25.00%) BDD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Caliburn.Micro
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET