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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 63 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.30% 0.86% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 3.30% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £310 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.53%
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
156 212 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.04% 25.95% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 131 110
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Ektron
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins

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 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ektron
1 2 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore