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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 97 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 18 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.97% - 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Median daily rate £394 - £336
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 - £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
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
497 510 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.86% 23.04% 25.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 322 276
Median daily rate £375 £370 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 27 September 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
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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Winchester - 6 £375 - 3
Southampton - 2 £325 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 24 (100.00%) OOP
1 24 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 23 (95.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
3 22 (91.67%) CSS
3 22 (91.67%) HTML
3 22 (91.67%) XML
4 21 (87.50%) N-Tier
4 21 (87.50%) WCF
4 21 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (83.33%) VB.NET
6 18 (75.00%) C#
7 17 (70.83%) Secure Coding
7 17 (70.83%) OWASP
7 17 (70.83%) IIS
8 14 (58.33%) Web Services
8 14 (58.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (58.33%) Sitecore
8 14 (58.33%) CMS
8 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (58.33%) Content Management
8 14 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (58.33%) HTML5
9 13 (54.17%) Scrum
10 11 (45.83%) MongoDB
10 11 (45.83%) Kanban
11 10 (41.67%) Windows

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 17 (70.83%) IIS
2 14 (58.33%) CMS
2 14 (58.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (45.83%) MongoDB
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 11 (45.83%) CMS Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Content Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 24 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 23 (95.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 22 (91.67%) CSS
3 22 (91.67%) HTML
3 22 (91.67%) XML
4 21 (87.50%) WCF
5 14 (58.33%) HTML5
5 14 (58.33%) Web Services
6 8 (33.33%) jQuery
7 7 (29.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) OOP
2 17 (70.83%) OWASP
2 17 (70.83%) Secure Coding
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) Content Management
4 13 (54.17%) Scrum
5 11 (45.83%) Kanban
6 7 (29.17%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 18 (75.00%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft