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 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
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 235 189 152
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -37
Contract jobs citing LINQ 22 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.56% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 2.28% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 39
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£338 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
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
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
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 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
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £325 +36.84% 4
East Sussex 0 4 - - 1
Hampshire -41 4 £351 +12.16% 6
Surrey -4 3 £338 -1.45%
Berkshire 0 2 £360 +2.85% 1
Kent - 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 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 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 69 (97.18%) C#
2 67 (94.37%) .NET
3 62 (87.32%) ASP.NET
4 55 (77.46%) HTML
4 55 (77.46%) MVC
5 53 (74.65%) JavaScript
6 52 (73.24%) SQL Server
7 50 (70.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (67.61%) jQuery
9 47 (66.20%) CSS
10 42 (59.15%) SQL
11 31 (43.66%) Ajax
12 29 (40.85%) .NET Framework
12 29 (40.85%) Razor View Engine
12 29 (40.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (39.44%) WCF
14 25 (35.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (30.99%) Web Services
17 21 (29.58%) Visual Studio
18 20 (28.17%) T-SQL
19 17 (23.94%) XML
19 17 (23.94%) TDD
20 16 (22.54%) Scrum
21 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
22 10 (14.08%) Dependency Injection
23 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
23 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
23 9 (12.68%) Windows

LINQ
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 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 7 (9.86%) IIS
2 5 (7.04%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Node.js
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Wireshark
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.82%) DNS
1 2 (2.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) CTI
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (73.24%) SQL Server
2 29 (40.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.82%) MySQL
7 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.27%) NUnit
3 7 (9.86%) StyleCop
4 5 (7.04%) JIRA
5 2 (2.82%) Moq
5 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.82%) Selenium
5 2 (2.82%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (92.96%) Developer
2 45 (63.38%) .NET Developer
3 37 (52.11%) Web Developer
4 35 (49.30%) C# Developer
4 35 (49.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (40.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (32.39%) .NET Web Developer
7 22 (30.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (29.58%) C# Web Developer
9 16 (22.54%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Applications Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (2.82%) C# Application Developer
11 2 (2.82%) .NET Applications Developer
11 2 (2.82%) CRM Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
12 1 (1.41%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (94.37%) .NET
2 62 (87.32%) ASP.NET
3 55 (77.46%) HTML
4 50 (70.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (67.61%) jQuery
6 47 (66.20%) CSS
7 31 (43.66%) Ajax
8 29 (40.85%) .NET Framework
8 29 (40.85%) Razor View Engine
9 28 (39.44%) WCF
10 25 (35.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 22 (30.99%) Web Services
12 17 (23.94%) XML
13 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
16 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (8.45%) JSON
17 5 (7.04%) WPF
17 5 (7.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
1 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.82%) Social Media
2 2 (2.82%) Open Source
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) EPoS
3 1 (1.41%) W3C
3 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) UNIX
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.41%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (77.46%) MVC
2 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.94%) TDD
4 16 (22.54%) Scrum
5 10 (14.08%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
7 8 (11.27%) Web Development
8 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.04%) System Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.63%) BDD
10 4 (5.63%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (5.63%) OO
11 3 (4.23%) ITIL
11 3 (4.23%) DSDM
11 3 (4.23%) OOP
11 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.23%) MVVM
12 2 (2.82%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 69 (97.18%) C#
2 53 (74.65%) JavaScript
3 42 (59.15%) SQL
4 20 (28.17%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.63%) Python
7 3 (4.23%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) XAML
7 3 (4.23%) Ruby
8 2 (2.82%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.82%) Java
8 2 (2.82%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) VB
9 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MCTS
3 2 (2.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Ektron
3 2 (2.82%) Sencha
3 2 (2.82%) Twitter
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
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