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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £24.00
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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
247 206 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.04% 27.61% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 148 52
Average daily rate £315 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Entity Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (70.00%) OOP
5 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (60.00%) NHS
5 6 (60.00%) WinForms
5 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (30.00%) WPF
8 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
8 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (30.00%) MVVM
8 3 (30.00%) UML

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (60.00%) WinForms
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) MVVM
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle