The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.85% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
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
70 83 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.97% 35.47% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 54
Median daily rate £405 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £8.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
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 Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft