The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 120 113
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.21% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.93% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +24.27%
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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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
488 538 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.48% 22.06% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 276 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 15
Average hourly rate £33.50 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.31% -45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Ajax
5 5 (55.56%) WCF
6 4 (44.44%) REST
6 4 (44.44%) XML
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
7 3 (33.33%) PHP
7 3 (33.33%) CSS
7 3 (33.33%) MySQL
7 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 2 (22.22%) HTML
9 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (11.11%) TDD
9 1 (11.11%) Logistics
9 1 (11.11%) Ruby
9 1 (11.11%) ITIL
9 1 (11.11%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Ajax
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (11.11%) FastCGI
7 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft