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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 72 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing LINQ 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.94% 0.66% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 2.52% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£289 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 - £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.40% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £32.62
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -34.07%
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
210 278 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.86% 26.30% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 152 118
Average daily rate £375 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
High Wycombe -2 2 £220 - 1
Aylesbury - 2 £293 -
Milton Keynes -4 1 £398 - 3
Beaconsfield - 1 £285 -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
3 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
4 16 (84.21%) MVC
4 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (78.95%) jQuery
6 11 (57.89%) HTML
7 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
9 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (42.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
10 7 (36.84%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (36.84%) Web Services
10 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
11 6 (31.58%) SQL
11 6 (31.58%) CSS
11 6 (31.58%) XML
11 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (31.58%) WCF
12 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (26.32%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (21.05%) Ajax
13 4 (21.05%) Scrum
14 3 (15.79%) XSLT
14 3 (15.79%) TDD
14 3 (15.79%) JSON

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Moq
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Web Developer
5 5 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (78.95%) jQuery
5 11 (57.89%) HTML
6 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
8 8 (42.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (36.84%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (36.84%) Web Services
10 6 (31.58%) XML
10 6 (31.58%) WCF
10 6 (31.58%) CSS
11 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (21.05%) Ajax
13 3 (15.79%) JSON
13 3 (15.79%) XSLT
13 3 (15.79%) LINQ to SQL
13 3 (15.79%) REST
14 2 (10.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (26.32%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft