The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 42 36
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.67% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.83% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
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 £45.00 - £37.50
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
93 109 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 31.96% 36.33% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 72 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £675 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 9
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 £31.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +46.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript