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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 69 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing LINQ 11 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.92% 1.38% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.93% 5.42% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Average daily rate
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£289 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £304 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £366 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.62
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
223 277 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.69% 25.44% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 163 138
Average daily rate £365 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Milton Keynes -12 2 £380 +7.11%
Beaconsfield - 2 £285 -
Aylesbury +3 1 £293 -
High Wycombe -2 1 £220 -26.66%
Gerrards Cross - - - -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
3 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
3 16 (76.19%) MVC
3 16 (76.19%) jQuery
4 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (66.67%) HTML
6 12 (57.14%) .NET Framework
7 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (52.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (47.62%) CSS
8 10 (47.62%) Web Services
8 10 (47.62%) XML
9 9 (42.86%) SQL
9 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (38.10%) Mobile App
10 8 (38.10%) WCF
11 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
13 5 (23.81%) Scrum
13 5 (23.81%) Ajax
14 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
14 4 (19.05%) XSL
14 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (19.05%) Mobile Application Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
2 16 (76.19%) jQuery
3 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (66.67%) HTML
5 12 (57.14%) .NET Framework
6 11 (52.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 10 (47.62%) CSS
7 10 (47.62%) Web Services
7 10 (47.62%) XML
8 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 8 (38.10%) WCF
10 6 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (23.81%) Ajax
12 4 (19.05%) XSL
12 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (14.29%) REST
13 3 (14.29%) XSLT
13 3 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) System Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Bourne shell
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin