The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 242 - 250
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 18 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% - 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Median daily rate £394 - £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LINQ to SQL
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2322 2534 2225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.89% 25.62% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1688 1284
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 54 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

LINQ to SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 18 £394 -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL 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 South East region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 26 (100.00%) LINQ
2 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
3 24 (92.31%) HTML
3 24 (92.31%) CSS
3 24 (92.31%) XML
3 24 (92.31%) OOP
4 23 (88.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 21 (80.77%) N-Tier
5 21 (80.77%) WCF
6 20 (76.92%) C#
6 20 (76.92%) VB.NET
7 17 (65.38%) IIS
7 17 (65.38%) Secure Coding
7 17 (65.38%) OWASP
8 15 (57.69%) Scrum
9 14 (53.85%) CMS
9 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (53.85%) Content Management
9 14 (53.85%) Web Services
9 14 (53.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (53.85%) Sitecore
9 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (53.85%) HTML5
10 11 (42.31%) MongoDB
10 11 (42.31%) Kanban
11 10 (38.46%) jQuery

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (65.38%) IIS
2 14 (53.85%) CMS
2 14 (53.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (42.31%) MongoDB
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (88.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 12 (46.15%) Sitecore Developer
4 11 (42.31%) CMS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Web Content Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 26 (100.00%) LINQ
2 24 (92.31%) CSS
2 24 (92.31%) HTML
2 24 (92.31%) XML
3 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 21 (80.77%) WCF
5 14 (53.85%) HTML5
5 14 (53.85%) Web Services
6 10 (38.46%) jQuery
7 9 (34.62%) Ajax
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) OOP
2 17 (65.38%) OWASP
2 17 (65.38%) Secure Coding
3 15 (57.69%) Scrum
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (53.85%) Content Management
5 11 (42.31%) Kanban
6 9 (34.62%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (76.92%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) VB.NET
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft