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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 230 206 185
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Contract jobs citing LINQ 36 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 1.42% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 26
Average daily rate
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£295 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
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
2389 2180 1938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.76% 23.37% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1246 1024
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 122
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 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 31 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
East Sussex +2 10 £305 +7.01% 2
Berkshire +8 9 £295 - 8
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £263 +0.96% 5
Surrey +7 4 £310 - 6
Hampshire -7 3 £350 +12.00% 3
West Sussex -18 3 - - 3
Oxfordshire -17 1 £425 +25.92% 3
Isle of Wight - - - -
Kent - - - -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 52 (94.55%) C#
2 50 (90.91%) .NET
3 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
4 45 (81.82%) ASP.NET
5 43 (78.18%) MVC
6 41 (74.55%) HTML
7 36 (65.45%) jQuery
8 35 (63.64%) .NET Framework
8 35 (63.64%) CSS
9 32 (58.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (56.36%) Entity Framework
11 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
12 29 (52.73%) WCF
13 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (43.64%) Visual Studio
14 24 (43.64%) SQL
15 21 (38.18%) Web Services
15 21 (38.18%) Scrum
16 20 (36.36%) TDD
17 17 (30.91%) Ajax
18 14 (25.45%) XML
19 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
19 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2012
20 12 (21.82%) NUnit
20 12 (21.82%) StyleCop
21 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
21 10 (18.18%) Web Development
21 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
22 9 (16.36%) Razor View Engine
22 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (10.91%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
1 2 (3.64%) SSL
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
1 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.45%) MySQL
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (43.64%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.82%) NUnit
2 12 (21.82%) StyleCop
3 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.27%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.82%) Maven
6 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (90.91%) Developer
2 27 (49.09%) .NET Developer
3 25 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 21 (38.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (30.91%) Web Developer
6 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (21.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (7.27%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.64%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 1 (1.82%) Field Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) Consultant
11 1 (1.82%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (90.91%) .NET
2 45 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 41 (74.55%) HTML
4 36 (65.45%) jQuery
5 35 (63.64%) .NET Framework
5 35 (63.64%) CSS
6 32 (58.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (56.36%) Entity Framework
8 29 (52.73%) WCF
9 21 (38.18%) Web Services
10 17 (30.91%) Ajax
11 14 (25.45%) XML
12 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 9 (16.36%) Razor View Engine
14 8 (14.55%) REST
14 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (9.09%) HTML5
15 5 (9.09%) WPF
16 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 4 (7.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) EPoS
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) MVC
2 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.18%) Scrum
4 20 (36.36%) TDD
5 10 (18.18%) Web Development
6 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.27%) MVVM
8 3 (5.45%) BDD
8 3 (5.45%) System Testing
8 3 (5.45%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL
9 2 (3.64%) Service Management
9 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.64%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.64%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.64%) User Stories
10 1 (1.82%) Low Latency
10 1 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) C#
2 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
3 24 (43.64%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.09%) PHP
7 4 (7.27%) Bourne shell
8 3 (5.45%) Java
9 2 (3.64%) Ruby
9 2 (3.64%) C++
9 2 (3.64%) Python
10 1 (1.82%) XAML
10 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.82%) VB
10 1 (1.82%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCTS
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.45%) Ektron
2 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco
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