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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 104 121 119
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.29% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 0.69% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £429 - £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-74.22% -

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
388 435 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.45% 23.71% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 282 275
Median daily rate £401 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham - 1 - - 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 31 (96.88%) WCF
2 31 (96.88%) SQL Server
2 31 (96.88%) SQL
2 31 (96.88%) ASP.NET
2 31 (96.88%) OOP
3 30 (93.75%) N-Tier
3 30 (93.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (93.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 29 (90.63%) VB.NET
5 28 (87.50%) HTML
5 28 (87.50%) XML
5 28 (87.50%) CSS
6 27 (84.38%) C#
7 24 (75.00%) IIS
7 24 (75.00%) Secure Coding
7 24 (75.00%) OWASP
8 22 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
9 20 (62.50%) jQuery
10 19 (59.38%) MVC
11 18 (56.25%) Ajax
12 15 (46.88%) Windows
13 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
13 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (25.00%) Analytics
14 8 (25.00%) HTML5
14 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
14 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 24 (75.00%) IIS
2 8 (25.00%) CMS
2 8 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (96.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 8 (25.00%) MS Access
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (93.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Access Developer
3 8 (25.00%) CMS Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Content Developer
5 1 (3.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 31 (96.88%) ASP.NET
2 31 (96.88%) WCF
3 30 (93.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 28 (87.50%) CSS
4 28 (87.50%) HTML
4 28 (87.50%) XML
5 20 (62.50%) jQuery
6 18 (56.25%) Ajax
7 8 (25.00%) HTML5
7 8 (25.00%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.13%) NLog
8 1 (3.13%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (93.75%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) OOP
2 24 (75.00%) OWASP
2 24 (75.00%) Secure Coding
3 19 (59.38%) MVC
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) Analytics
4 8 (25.00%) Content Management
5 7 (21.88%) Kanban
5 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.13%) ETL
7 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) SQL
2 29 (90.63%) VB.NET
3 27 (84.38%) C#
4 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 7 (21.88%) Dell