The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 71 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 0.54% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £169 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
LINQ
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
213 185 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.87% 26.70% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 119 66
Average daily rate £370 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.42% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Wales

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -13 2 £169 - 2
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) CruiseControl
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) CruiseControl
2 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) AutoMapper
3 2 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) MVVM
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
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