The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 111 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing LINQ 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.40% 0.047% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £419 £265 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.01% -21.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 -
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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
478 516 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.13% 24.00% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 338 297
Median daily rate £360 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -13.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.12 £17.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Hampshire region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) OOP
1 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Content Management
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (62.50%) Secure Coding
3 5 (62.50%) OWASP
3 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Kanban
3 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (62.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (62.50%) CMS Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Web Content Developer
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
6 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Content Management
1 8 (100.00%) OOP
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Kanban
3 5 (62.50%) OWASP
3 5 (62.50%) Secure Coding
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore