The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hampshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 109 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.73 £29.54
% change year-on-year
- -2.74%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
557 487 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.64% 28.25% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 304 181
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.81 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ to SQL
South East

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the Hampshire region.

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

LINQ to SQL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) LINQ
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) WinForms
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) OOD
6 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) OWASP
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (11.11%) CSS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) LINQ
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) OWASP
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#