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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 82 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 0.19% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 0.87% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
231 230 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.57% 22.29% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 129 76
Average daily rate £350 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 January 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
High Wycombe - 4 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes -9 1 £325 - 2
Aylesbury - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (84.62%) jQuery
4 10 (76.92%) .NET Framework
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
5 9 (69.23%) HTML
5 9 (69.23%) MVC
6 8 (61.54%) Web Services
6 8 (61.54%) XML
6 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
6 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (61.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (53.85%) TDD
7 7 (53.85%) WCF
7 7 (53.85%) CSS
8 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
8 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
8 6 (46.15%) Scrum
8 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (38.46%) Ajax
9 5 (38.46%) WinForms
9 5 (38.46%) WPF
9 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (38.46%) JIRA
9 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
10 4 (30.77%) SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Moq
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (84.62%) jQuery
4 10 (76.92%) .NET Framework
5 9 (69.23%) HTML
6 8 (61.54%) Web Services
6 8 (61.54%) XML
6 8 (61.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (53.85%) WCF
7 7 (53.85%) CSS
8 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (38.46%) Ajax
8 5 (38.46%) WinForms
8 5 (38.46%) WPF
9 4 (30.77%) XHTML
9 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
10 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (15.38%) JSON
11 2 (15.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) EPoS
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 2 (15.38%) User Stories
8 1 (7.69%) MVVM
8 1 (7.69%) OOD
8 1 (7.69%) ETL
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) XAML
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft