The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 100 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing LINQ 8 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.15% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 0.54% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 16
Average daily rate £240 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £350
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 £32.00 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
548 368 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.39% 27.77% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 214 216
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -12 8 £240 -20.00% 4
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
LINQ
Yorkshire

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) jQuery
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) MVC
6 6 (50.00%) Internet
6 6 (50.00%) XML
6 6 (50.00%) OOP
6 6 (50.00%) OO
6 6 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (41.67%) PHP
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (25.00%) QA
9 3 (25.00%) WCF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
8 2 (16.67%) WinForms
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) HTML5
9 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (8.33%) CSS3
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (8.33%) WinRT
9 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) OOP
2 6 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
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