The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 40 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing LINQ 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.72% 0.87% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 3.41% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
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£308 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +24.27%
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
124 88 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 26.67% 25.58% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 44 44
Average daily rate £320 £355 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -4 5 £300 - 1
Mansfield - 1 £315 -
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) WPF
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (30.00%) Physics
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (10.00%) CSS3
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (10.00%) WCF
8 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (10.00%) Ajax
8 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (30.00%) Physics
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft