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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 91 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing LINQ 8 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.15% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 0.56% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 17
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 £28.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.38% -17.91%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
547 357 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.17% 27.44% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 212 224
Average daily rate £320 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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 24 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 24 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 -9 8 £240 -20.00% 2
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
LINQ
Yorkshire

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) OOP
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (30.00%) QA
6 3 (30.00%) WCF
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (30.00%) Incident Management

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) WCF
7 2 (20.00%) WinForms
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (10.00%) CSS3
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (10.00%) WinRT
8 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
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