The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 34 33 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.68% 3.08% 8.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.82% 8.75% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Average daily rate
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£351 £325 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +19.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 Basingstoke region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.87% 35.24% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 18
Average daily rate £350 £365 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Ektron
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) D3.js
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (20.00%) Raphaël
5 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) D3.js
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Raphaël
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Ektron
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft