The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 67 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.12% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.69% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £350 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +59.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
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
236 289 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.10% 23.90% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 138 125
Median daily rate £350 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.25 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -0.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) Android Development
5 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) GitHub
5 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin