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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 87 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing LINQ 6 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.46% 0.95% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% 4.02% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £175 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £278 £450
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 - £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
231 249 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.69% 23.58% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 142 99
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.15 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.72% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 +6 4 £325 +36.84% 1
Milton Keynes -15 1 £325 -7.14% 2
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 16 (88.89%) jQuery
4 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (72.22%) MVC
6 12 (66.67%) .NET Framework
6 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (61.11%) HTML
8 10 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (50.00%) CSS
9 9 (50.00%) Web Services
9 9 (50.00%) XML
10 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
10 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
10 8 (44.44%) SQL
11 7 (38.89%) WCF
11 7 (38.89%) TDD
11 7 (38.89%) Ajax
11 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (33.33%) Scrum
12 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
13 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
13 5 (27.78%) WPF
13 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (27.78%) WinForms
13 5 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.56%) Moq
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Web Developer
4 6 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 16 (88.89%) jQuery
4 12 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (61.11%) HTML
6 10 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (50.00%) CSS
7 9 (50.00%) Web Services
7 9 (50.00%) XML
8 7 (38.89%) WCF
8 7 (38.89%) Ajax
8 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (27.78%) WPF
9 5 (27.78%) WinForms
9 5 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (22.22%) JSON
10 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) MVC
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) OO
8 1 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (5.56%) OOD
8 1 (5.56%) ETL
8 1 (5.56%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) XAML
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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