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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - 127 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £332 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LINQ to SQL
UK

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
611 637 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.67% 19.99% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 339 425
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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