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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.26% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
LINQ
North East

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
243 107 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 34.03% 27.44% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 77 61
Average daily rate £365 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft