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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 70 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£313 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £24.00
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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
227 203 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.25% 22.56% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 96 112
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) CSS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle