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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 116 129 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing LINQ 9 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.10% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 0.56% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.75 £29.96
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +12.65%
LINQ
South East

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
634 535 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.98% 18.56% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 323 216
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 71
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
Reading +10 5 £310 -11.42% 2
Slough - 4 £295 - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (90.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
5 5 (50.00%) WCF
6 4 (40.00%) REST
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) MySQL
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) PHP
7 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 3 (30.00%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (20.00%) HTML
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (10.00%) TDD
9 1 (10.00%) Logistics
9 1 (10.00%) Ruby
9 1 (10.00%) Service Management

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (10.00%) FastCGI
7 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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