The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL 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 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
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.73 £29.54
% change year-on-year
- -2.74%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
757 583 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.47% 28.40% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 316 326
Average daily rate £315 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

LINQ to SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

LINQ to SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

LINQ to SQL
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the 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
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Vacancies
South Yorkshire - - - -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) W3C

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft