The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 86 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.35% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 0.47% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £370 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-74.22% -

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
245 214 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.72% 31.94% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 130 88
Median daily rate £375 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) BDD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore