The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 92 97
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.84% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
LINQ
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
697 478 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.29% 28.61% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 305 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £193 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -34.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the West Yorkshire region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

LINQ
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL