The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.68% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.14% 35.24% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 14
Average daily rate £350 £395 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £458 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

LINQ
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft