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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 46 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.59% - 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£306 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £285
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.62
LINQ to SQL
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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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
149 96 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 43.82% 43.05% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 69 30
Average daily rate £315 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

LINQ to SQL
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WCF

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL