The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 43 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.54% 1.11% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 3.42% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 117 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 32.98% 32.41% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 61
Average daily rate £331 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
East Midlands

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -3 2 - - 4
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSD
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) C#