The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 69 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.85% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
202 236 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.27% 25.21% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 104 71
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
LINQ
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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 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Razor View Engine

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript