The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 22 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.38% 2.13% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 5.56% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.39% +3.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
LINQ
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 72 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.14% 38.30% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 42
Average daily rate £360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +8 1 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £325 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
4 7 (70.00%) RESTful
4 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (70.00%) jQuery
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (60.00%) WCF
5 6 (60.00%) Ajax
5 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (60.00%) Web Development
5 6 (60.00%) XHTML
5 6 (60.00%) HTML
5 6 (60.00%) SOAP
5 6 (60.00%) IIS
6 5 (50.00%) Release Management
7 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) RESTful
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
4 6 (60.00%) XHTML
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Web Development
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft