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 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 118 131 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.86% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
Median daily rate £345 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
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
615 646 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.99% 20.01% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 342 425
Median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
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 25 September 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
Glasgow +10 4 £335 +8.06%
Edinburgh +8 1 £400 +37.93% 1
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) YouTrack
4 3 (42.86%) Kendo UI
4 3 (42.86%) GitHub
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) GIS
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
1 3 (42.86%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
5 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 2 (28.57%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Kendo UI
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) MVVM
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Telerik
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