The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stockport region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 3.13% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.81% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 46.88% 38.46% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Average daily rate £363 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
Manchester

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Wonderware
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Wonderware