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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 45 40
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 1.46% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.30% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Nottinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
149 132 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 27.64% 27.50% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 82 67
Average daily rate £340 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft