The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 74 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing LINQ 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.94% 0.75% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 3.26% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -11.66%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
307 276 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.14% 23.10% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 153 128
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Buckinghamshire region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Buckinghamshire 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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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
Milton Keynes -1 7 £288 - 2
High Wycombe -6 1 £350 +42.85%
Gerrards Cross - - - -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 15 (83.33%) .NET Framework
4 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
5 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
5 13 (72.22%) jQuery
5 13 (72.22%) MVC
6 12 (66.67%) HTML
7 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
7 10 (55.56%) Entity Framework
7 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (50.00%) SQL
8 9 (50.00%) CSS
9 8 (44.44%) XML
10 7 (38.89%) Scrum
10 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
11 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (33.33%) TDD
11 6 (33.33%) WCF
12 5 (27.78%) Ajax
12 5 (27.78%) JIRA
12 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
12 5 (27.78%) WPF
12 5 (27.78%) Degree
12 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (27.78%) WinForms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 13 (72.22%) jQuery
5 12 (66.67%) HTML
6 10 (55.56%) Entity Framework
7 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (50.00%) CSS
8 8 (44.44%) XML
9 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
10 6 (33.33%) WCF
11 5 (27.78%) WPF
11 5 (27.78%) WinForms
11 5 (27.78%) Ajax
11 5 (27.78%) Web Services
11 5 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (22.22%) REST
12 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (22.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) MVC
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) ETL
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.56%) MVVM
8 1 (5.56%) OOD
8 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.56%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) XAML
6 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle