The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 52 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.82% 0.36% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 1.21% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £315 £304 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
LINQ
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
252 165 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 41.11% 29.41% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 132 43
Median daily rate £380 £381 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +22.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
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 Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

LINQ
Top 7 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET