The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 50 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.19% 0.44% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 1.12% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
LINQ
Wales

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
131 268 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.24% 39.18% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 211 128
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff +22 1 £350 -12.50%
LINQ
Wales

LINQ
Top 20 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore