The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 68 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% - 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% - 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£325 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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
244 220 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.15% 22.02% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 135 95
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) VCP4
5 1 (20.00%) SaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) CSS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle