The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 128 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.076% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
481 661 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.87% 25.00% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 383 376
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £36.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £22.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.50 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland