The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 1.64% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £250 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +46.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 - -

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
141 244 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.14% 23.99% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 165 142
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 £36.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.27% +39.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £13.85 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Reading

LINQ
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Reading 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%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Grunt
1 2 (100.00%) Bower
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bower
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Grunt
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 2 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL