The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+13.46% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LINQ to SQL
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 124 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.07% 37.80% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 128
Median daily rate £370 £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 34 2
Median hourly rate £190.00 £55.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+245.45% +54.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in Somerset