The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - 233
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LINQ to SQL
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2183 2314 2024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.61% 24.41% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1330 1098
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 51 64
Average hourly rate £46.25 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £44.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in the South East