The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 57 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 0.59% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 2.84% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £310 £288 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -16.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 -
LINQ
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
152 176 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.49% 20.66% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 111 120
Median daily rate £338 £330 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (66.67%) EPiServer
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Ektron
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ektron
1 2 (66.67%) EPiServer
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore