The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 143 115 99
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -16
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.095% 0.25% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.91% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 16
Average daily rate
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£315 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £237 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £270 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.79%
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
960 657 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.52% 27.41% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 412 421
Average daily rate £350 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -28.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire - 2 £304 - 1
North Yorkshire -8 1 £413 +65.00%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 3 (30.00%) CSS3
7 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (30.00%) Web Development
7 3 (30.00%) JSON
7 3 (30.00%) Subversion
7 3 (30.00%) RESTful
8 2 (20.00%) WCF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) DBA
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (20.00%) WCF
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (30.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCAD
1 2 (20.00%) MCSD
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft