The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 28 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.15% - 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.52% - 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +16.36%
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 62 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.69% 26.27% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 22
Average daily rate £360 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Slough

LINQ
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP