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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - 224 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £305 £378
% change year-on-year
+14.91% -19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £40.15
% change year-on-year
- -48.93%
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
2338 2108 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.58% 24.73% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1181 1140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree