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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South West / Somerset
Rank 34 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.64% - 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 - -

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
97 100 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.75% 34.13% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 72
Median daily rate £350 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +22.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 - 4 £300 -
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) WCF

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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Developer
2 6 (85.71%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL