The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 2.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
LINQ
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 105 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.82% 46.26% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 76 31
Median daily rate £300 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

LINQ
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) StructureMap
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) CQRS
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) AutoMapper
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (100.00%) AutoMapper
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CQRS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#