The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 139 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.074% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £311 £319
% change year-on-year
+20.67% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
679 940 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.06% 29.49% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 679 511
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 25
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.22% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £34.30 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL 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 West region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) LINQ
1 4 (100.00%) OWASP
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 4 (100.00%) Secure Coding
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CMS

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (100.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 3 (75.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Access Developer
4 1 (25.00%) CMS Developer
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) LINQ
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OWASP
1 4 (100.00%) Secure Coding
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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