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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 630 618 598
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 13 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.041% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.086% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 15
Median daily rate £335 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £294
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +14.89%
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
15063 15371 15061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.38% 27.49% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10626 10275 9847
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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 26 June 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 -1 13 £335 -4.28% 5
South East - 8 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 6 £400 - 1
London +7 3 £325 -7.14% 4
Brighton - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
City of London +37 1 £335 -4.28% 1
South West -3 1 £225 -33.33%
Croydon - 1 £310 -
Dorset - 1 £225 -
Bournemouth - 1 £225 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 22 (95.65%) LINQ
3 21 (91.30%) C#
3 21 (91.30%) HTML
3 21 (91.30%) CSS
4 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
4 20 (86.96%) XML
5 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
6 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
6 14 (60.87%) MVC
7 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
7 13 (56.52%) Web Services
7 13 (56.52%) jQuery
8 12 (52.17%) CMS
9 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (43.48%) Scrum
11 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
11 9 (39.13%) IIS
11 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (39.13%) Entity Framework
12 8 (34.78%) HTML5
12 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (34.78%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (30.43%) Content Management
13 7 (30.43%) WCF
13 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
13 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
13 7 (30.43%) OOP

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 12 (52.17%) CMS
2 9 (39.13%) IIS
3 7 (30.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) SMTP
1 4 (17.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.35%) QlikView
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.70%) Back Office
1 2 (8.70%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Architect
5 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) CMS Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Digital Architect
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Web Content Developer
8 1 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Programme Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum Master
8 1 (4.35%) Web Architect
8 1 (4.35%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) LINQ
3 21 (91.30%) CSS
3 21 (91.30%) HTML
4 20 (86.96%) XML
5 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
6 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
6 13 (56.52%) jQuery
6 13 (56.52%) Web Services
7 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (39.13%) Entity Framework
9 8 (34.78%) HTML5
9 8 (34.78%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (30.43%) WCF
11 4 (17.39%) Classic ASP
11 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (17.39%) WinForms
11 4 (17.39%) XSLT
12 3 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Content Management
4 7 (30.43%) OOP
4 7 (30.43%) Web Development
5 6 (26.09%) OWASP
6 5 (21.74%) Kanban
6 5 (21.74%) Secure Coding
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) CRM
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) API Development
8 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
8 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.70%) Project Management
10 1 (4.35%) Migration
10 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
10 1 (4.35%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 21 (91.30%) C#
3 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
5 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
6 4 (17.39%) PHP
6 4 (17.39%) VBScript
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Sitecore
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Telerik
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