The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 146 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% - 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
LINQ
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
618 607 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.71% 20.28% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 328 485
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Scotland region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft