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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
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
77 130 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 31.95% 38.35% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 75 106
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +52.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +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