The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Basingstoke 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 3.70% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.81% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 113 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.37% 46.50% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 69 29
Average daily rate £365 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Average hourly rate £39.25 £39.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
Hampshire

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 26 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) Ektron
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) DSDM
4 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Finance

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Ektron
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago