The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 145 150 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -39
Contract jobs citing LINQ 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.094% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.31% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Median daily rate £315 £315 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.33%
LINQ
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1075 960 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 35.95% 30.16% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 648 394
Median daily rate £385 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 12
Median hourly rate £13.25 £40.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.87% +31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire -1 5 £315 +3.70%
North Yorkshire +1 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET
3 5 (55.56%) WinForms
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Sass
6 2 (22.22%) SOLID
6 2 (22.22%) API Integration
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (22.22%) JSUnit
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Ninject

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) JSUnit
2 2 (22.22%) NUnit
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
5 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET
2 5 (55.56%) WinForms
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) Ninject
5 2 (22.22%) Sass
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 1 (11.11%) React
6 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) API Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (22.22%) SOLID
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle