The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 589 635 639
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +4
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 35 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.020% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.069% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 16
Median daily rate £375 £328 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.24% -2.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £368 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £311 £319
% change year-on-year
+20.67% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15333 15939 15512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.79% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10591 11100 10567
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 261 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 35 £375 +7.14% 11
South East - 28 £375 - 2
Hampshire - 17 £375 -
Kent - 11 £375 - 2
Winchester - 6 £375 -
Folkestone - 5 £375 - 2
East of England +8 3 £400 +14.28%
Hertfordshire - 3 £400 -
South West - 2 £375 - 1
Southampton - 2 £331 -
Maidstone - 2 £350 -
London -2 1 £325 -8.45% 2
North West - 1 £325 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £325 - 1
West Malling - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £325 -
Eastleigh - 1 £325 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 62 (100.00%) SQL
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (98.39%) LINQ
3 55 (88.71%) C#
4 51 (82.26%) SQL Server
4 51 (82.26%) XML
5 50 (80.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 47 (75.81%) ASP.NET
7 42 (67.74%) OOP
8 41 (66.13%) CSS
8 41 (66.13%) HTML
8 41 (66.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 39 (62.90%) N-Tier
9 39 (62.90%) WCF
10 38 (61.29%) VB.NET
11 34 (54.84%) OWASP
12 33 (53.23%) IIS
12 33 (53.23%) Secure Coding
13 30 (48.39%) Web Services
14 28 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (40.32%) MVC
16 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
17 23 (37.10%) jQuery
18 20 (32.26%) Ajax
19 19 (30.65%) HTML5
20 18 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
21 17 (27.42%) Content Management
21 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (27.42%) Sitecore CMS
21 17 (27.42%) Sitecore

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills 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 33 (53.23%) IIS
2 17 (27.42%) CMS
2 17 (27.42%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Boomi
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (82.26%) SQL Server
2 28 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (22.58%) MongoDB
5 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (12.90%) MS Access
7 5 (8.06%) DB2
8 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.61%) QlikView
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (80.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.06%) NUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (98.39%) Developer
2 47 (75.81%) .NET Developer
3 15 (24.19%) Sitecore Developer
4 13 (20.97%) CMS Developer
5 10 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (16.13%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Access Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (8.06%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (8.06%) HTML Developer
9 4 (6.45%) XML Developer
10 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Web Content Developer
11 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Systems Developer
12 1 (1.61%) .NET Web Developer
12 1 (1.61%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (98.39%) LINQ
3 51 (82.26%) XML
4 47 (75.81%) ASP.NET
5 41 (66.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 41 (66.13%) CSS
5 41 (66.13%) HTML
6 39 (62.90%) WCF
7 30 (48.39%) Web Services
8 23 (37.10%) jQuery
9 20 (32.26%) Ajax
10 19 (30.65%) HTML5
11 15 (24.19%) Entity Framework
12 14 (22.58%) .NET Framework
13 11 (17.74%) JSON
14 4 (6.45%) WPF
15 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET
15 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1 (1.61%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (62.90%) N-Tier
2 7 (11.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) OOP
2 34 (54.84%) OWASP
3 33 (53.23%) Secure Coding
4 25 (40.32%) MVC
5 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (27.42%) Content Management
6 16 (25.81%) Scrum
6 16 (25.81%) TDD
7 15 (24.19%) Multithreaded Programming
7 15 (24.19%) Multithreading
8 14 (22.58%) Kanban
9 11 (17.74%) Concurrent Programming
10 8 (12.90%) Analytics
11 7 (11.29%) Data Management
11 7 (11.29%) Migration
12 4 (6.45%) MVVM
13 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (4.84%) Web Development
14 1 (1.61%) Automated Testing
14 1 (1.61%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) SQL
2 55 (88.71%) C#
3 38 (61.29%) VB.NET
4 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.90%) VBA
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Sitecore
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) Dell
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