The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Oxford 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 26 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.66% - 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £305 - £325
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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 36 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.16% 14.52% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 67
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
Oxfordshire

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 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL