The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - 103
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - - 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LINQ to SQL
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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
404 568 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.39% 27.79% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 267 252
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £15.38 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.42 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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