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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 140 121
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.83% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £325 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
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
903 846 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.42% 29.05% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 567 519
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +26.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) WCF
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) CSS3
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) KML
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft