The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 33 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.84% - 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% - 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.53%
LINQ
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
77 162 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.22% 42.19% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 103 108
Median daily rate £350 £345 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £47.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.55% +30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Bath - 2 £400 -
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI
1 2 (100.00%) Biml

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Biml
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Application Integration Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft