The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 44 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.24% - 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.25%
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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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
127 84 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.95% 46.93% 43.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 56 49
Average daily rate £450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +137.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

LINQ
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript