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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 47 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% - 4.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% - 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 £32.62
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -26.41%
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
145 99 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 42.90% 44.20% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 72 31
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil - - - -
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Back Office
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) WF
5 1 (20.00%) Summit
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) WF
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001