The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 218 184 206
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +22
Contract jobs citing LINQ 26 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.65% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 2.61% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 19
Average daily rate
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£318 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £301 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.92% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2179 2108 2152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.10% 25.00% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1218 1135 1112
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £20.05 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
LINQ
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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 -15 7 £289 -12.43% 3
East Sussex -2 6 - - 7
Berkshire -1 4 - - 10
Kent - 3 £321 -
Oxfordshire -3 2 £275 - 1
Surrey -9 2 £431 +27.30% 7
Hampshire -29 2 £338 -15.62% 8
Middlesex - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 93 (100.00%) C#
2 91 (97.85%) .NET
3 80 (86.02%) SQL Server
4 56 (60.22%) WCF
5 51 (54.84%) ASP.NET
6 49 (52.69%) JavaScript
6 49 (52.69%) jQuery
7 44 (47.31%) MVC
8 43 (46.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (43.01%) HTML
9 40 (43.01%) Visual Studio
10 37 (39.78%) WPF
10 37 (39.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (38.71%) SQL
11 36 (38.71%) Scrum
12 34 (36.56%) CSS
13 32 (34.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (33.33%) Software Engineering
15 30 (32.26%) Windows
16 28 (30.11%) Web Services
16 28 (30.11%) XML
17 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
19 21 (22.58%) .NET Framework
20 20 (21.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
21 18 (19.35%) Ajax
21 18 (19.35%) Razor View Engine
22 17 (18.28%) Content Management
22 17 (18.28%) TDD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.30%) CMS
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Office
2 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.60%) Office 365
2 8 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (86.02%) SQL Server
2 43 (46.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.38%) Couchbase
7 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.23%) Big Data
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.08%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 40 (43.01%) Visual Studio
2 32 (34.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.75%) NUnit
4 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.45%) Subversion
6 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (5.38%) Hudson
6 5 (5.38%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.15%) StyleCop
8 1 (1.08%) MSTest
8 1 (1.08%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Publishing
3 3 (3.23%) Advertising
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Electronics
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (81.72%) Developer
2 58 (62.37%) .NET Developer
3 33 (35.48%) C# Developer
4 30 (32.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (24.73%) Software Engineer
6 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (16.13%) Web Developer
8 13 (13.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (12.90%) Software Developer
10 7 (7.53%) Programmer
10 7 (7.53%) .NET Programmer
10 7 (7.53%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
12 5 (5.38%) .NET Software Engineer
12 5 (5.38%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (5.38%) Software Programmer
12 5 (5.38%) C# Programmer
13 4 (4.30%) Agile .NET Developer
13 4 (4.30%) Agile C# Developer
13 4 (4.30%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (97.85%) .NET
2 56 (60.22%) WCF
3 51 (54.84%) ASP.NET
4 49 (52.69%) jQuery
5 40 (43.01%) HTML
6 37 (39.78%) WPF
6 37 (39.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (36.56%) CSS
8 28 (30.11%) Web Services
8 28 (30.11%) XML
9 21 (22.58%) .NET Framework
10 20 (21.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 18 (19.35%) Razor View Engine
11 18 (19.35%) Ajax
12 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 12 (12.90%) XSLT
15 9 (9.68%) HTML5
16 8 (8.60%) CSS3
17 7 (7.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.23%) CESG
3 2 (2.15%) DTV
3 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) GIS
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.08%) Statistics
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.26%) Windows
2 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.31%) MVC
2 36 (38.71%) Scrum
3 31 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.28%) TDD
5 17 (18.28%) Content Management
6 9 (9.68%) Migration
6 9 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.60%) OOP
8 6 (6.45%) OO
9 5 (5.38%) Web Development
9 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.30%) DevOps
11 3 (3.23%) System Testing
11 3 (3.23%) Data Migration
12 2 (2.15%) BDD
12 2 (2.15%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (2.15%) Android Development
12 2 (2.15%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (52.69%) JavaScript
3 36 (38.71%) SQL
4 13 (13.98%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.68%) Python
6 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.30%) Bourne shell
7 2 (2.15%) C
7 2 (2.15%) XAML
8 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
1 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) ISEB
2 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.15%) Ektron
2 2 (2.15%) SAP
3 1 (1.08%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.08%) MathWorks
3 1 (1.08%) Telerik
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