The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Scotland 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 123 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £318 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
784 617 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.44% 25.03% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 281 186
Average daily rate £375 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -1 8 - - 1
Aberdeen +5 1 - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Framework
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (66.67%) Windows
5 10 (66.67%) WPF
6 9 (60.00%) MVVM
7 8 (53.33%) WCF
7 8 (53.33%) Banking
7 8 (53.33%) UNIX
7 8 (53.33%) WinForms
7 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
8 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (33.33%) jQuery
10 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 3 (20.00%) HTML
11 3 (20.00%) CSS
11 3 (20.00%) XML
11 3 (20.00%) XHTML
11 3 (20.00%) MVC
11 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (13.33%) HTML5
12 2 (13.33%) Red Gate
12 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
12 2 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (13.33%) CSS3
12 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQLite
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) ReSharper
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 8 (53.33%) WPF Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (66.67%) WPF
4 8 (53.33%) WCF
4 8 (53.33%) WinForms
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) XHTML
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (13.33%) HTML5
9 2 (13.33%) JSON
9 2 (13.33%) CSS3
9 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
9 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (6.67%) Middleware
10 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVVM
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Red Gate
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Sybase
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + doe
Posted: 26 days ago