The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 234 206 172
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -34
Contract jobs citing LINQ 30 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 1.62% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
LINQ
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
2439 2093 1781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.86% 23.46% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1170 937
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 57 94
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.69 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LINQ
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 across the South East region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the South East region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

LINQ
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £311 - 4
East Sussex -7 8 £305 +7.01% 3
Berkshire +6 5 £325 - 2
West Sussex -13 3 - - 3
Hampshire -19 3 £351 +12.16% 3
Oxfordshire -19 1 £425 +25.92% 2
Surrey - - - - 6
Isle of Wight - - - -
Kent - - - -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 50 (96.15%) C#
2 46 (88.46%) .NET
3 41 (78.85%) ASP.NET
3 41 (78.85%) HTML
3 41 (78.85%) JavaScript
4 39 (75.00%) MVC
5 35 (67.31%) jQuery
6 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (61.54%) .NET Framework
7 32 (61.54%) CSS
8 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
9 29 (55.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (50.00%) WCF
11 24 (46.15%) Web Services
12 23 (44.23%) Visual Studio
13 21 (40.38%) SQL
13 21 (40.38%) TDD
14 20 (38.46%) Scrum
15 14 (26.92%) Ajax
15 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
16 13 (25.00%) NUnit
17 12 (23.08%) StyleCop
17 12 (23.08%) XML
18 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
19 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
20 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
21 8 (15.38%) Web Development
21 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) CTI
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Visual Studio
2 13 (25.00%) NUnit
3 12 (23.08%) StyleCop
4 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.69%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.85%) Selenium
7 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.92%) Moq
7 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (92.31%) Developer
2 28 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 25 (48.08%) C# Developer
4 22 (42.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (34.62%) Web Developer
6 14 (26.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (13.46%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (11.54%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.85%) C# Application Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Senior Web Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Analyst
11 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.92%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (88.46%) .NET
2 41 (78.85%) ASP.NET
2 41 (78.85%) HTML
3 35 (67.31%) jQuery
4 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (61.54%) .NET Framework
5 32 (61.54%) CSS
6 29 (55.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 26 (50.00%) WCF
8 24 (46.15%) Web Services
9 14 (26.92%) Ajax
10 13 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
11 12 (23.08%) XML
12 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
13 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (9.62%) WPF
14 5 (9.62%) HTML5
14 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 4 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.85%) Open Source
2 2 (3.85%) Social Media
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) EPoS
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) MVC
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (40.38%) TDD
4 20 (38.46%) Scrum
5 8 (15.38%) Web Development
5 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.69%) MVVM
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.77%) OO
7 3 (5.77%) System Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (5.77%) BDD
8 2 (3.85%) User Stories
8 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.85%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.92%) Workflow
9 1 (1.92%) Service Management
9 1 (1.92%) ITIL
9 1 (1.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) C#
2 41 (78.85%) JavaScript
3 21 (40.38%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.54%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.69%) Bourne shell
7 3 (5.77%) XAML
8 2 (3.85%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.92%) Java
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) Python
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
1 3 (5.77%) VCP4
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
3 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.77%) Ektron
2 2 (3.85%) Twitter
2 2 (3.85%) Sencha
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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