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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 263 225 186
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -39
Contract jobs citing LINQ 18 35 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.35% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.54% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 53
Average daily rate £450 £295 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -23.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £340 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
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
2399 2275 2148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 22.85% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1384 1254
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 47
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +7 8 £525 +77.96% 1
Surrey -10 4 £400 +29.03% 5
Middlesex - 3 £343 -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £250 -4.76% 6
Kent - 1 - - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) C#
3 19 (82.61%) MVC
4 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
5 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
5 15 (65.22%) SQL
5 15 (65.22%) .NET Framework
6 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
7 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio
7 12 (52.17%) WCF
8 11 (47.83%) Entity Framework
9 10 (43.48%) REST
9 10 (43.48%) jQuery
9 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
10 9 (39.13%) ADO.NET
10 9 (39.13%) XML
10 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
11 8 (34.78%) CSS
11 8 (34.78%) Windows
11 8 (34.78%) HTML
11 8 (34.78%) Java
11 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (34.78%) Web Development
12 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (30.43%) TDD
12 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
13 6 (26.09%) Ajax
13 6 (26.09%) NHibernate
14 5 (21.74%) Ruby
14 5 (21.74%) JSON

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
1 5 (21.74%) SSL
1 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.70%) CTI
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio
2 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (21.74%) Fiddler
3 5 (21.74%) Moq
4 3 (13.04%) NUnit
4 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
4 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) .NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
6 6 (26.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (17.39%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (17.39%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Developer
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Angular Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Development Engineer
9 3 (13.04%) Senior Agile Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
10 2 (8.70%) Azure Developer
10 2 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
10 2 (8.70%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) .NET Framework
3 12 (52.17%) WCF
4 11 (47.83%) Entity Framework
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (43.48%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) REST
6 9 (39.13%) ADO.NET
6 9 (39.13%) XML
7 8 (34.78%) CSS
7 8 (34.78%) HTML
8 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
9 6 (26.09%) Ajax
9 6 (26.09%) NHibernate
10 5 (21.74%) FastCGI
10 5 (21.74%) JSON
10 5 (21.74%) SOAP
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 5 (21.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) MVC
2 8 (34.78%) Web Development
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) OOP
4 5 (21.74%) SOLID
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) PHP
5 5 (21.74%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCITP
2 3 (13.04%) MCTS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) RedGate
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