The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 111 80 91
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Contract jobs citing LINQ 6 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.29% 1.29% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 4.25% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 20
Average daily rate
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£336 £400 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.93% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £32.62
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -34.07%
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
521 518 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.05% 30.45% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 313 370
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Basingstoke -3 3 £336 -15.93% 3
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 2
Andover - - - -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) System Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Ektron
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) DSDM
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DSDM
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Ektron