The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Somerset region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 52 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.25% - 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% - 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.38% -17.91%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.65% 35.10% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 39
Average daily rate £338 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing LINQ 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.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing LINQ 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript