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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 236 249 222
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing LINQ 26 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 0.60% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 12
Median daily rate £350 £310 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £252 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £336 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 -
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
2346 2509 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.55% 26.20% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1599 1207
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 35 46
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +12 9 £419 +58.01% 6
Buckinghamshire +14 6 £306 +6.52% 4
Middlesex - 6 £360 -
Berkshire +7 2 £363 +16.00% 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey 0 1 £375 +20.96% 4
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (93.18%) C#
3 36 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 33 (75.00%) SQL
5 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
6 25 (56.82%) HTML
6 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
6 25 (56.82%) MVC
7 24 (54.55%) .NET Framework
8 23 (52.27%) jQuery
8 23 (52.27%) XML
9 22 (50.00%) CSS
9 22 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (45.45%) OOP
11 19 (43.18%) Entity Framework
12 18 (40.91%) Web Services
13 17 (38.64%) Visual Studio
13 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
14 16 (36.36%) T-SQL
14 16 (36.36%) WCF
15 15 (34.09%) TDD
15 15 (34.09%) Scrum
16 14 (31.82%) CMS
16 14 (31.82%) AngularJS
17 12 (27.27%) HTML5
17 12 (27.27%) IIS
18 11 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
18 11 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
18 11 (25.00%) Sitecore

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (31.82%) CMS
2 12 (27.27%) IIS
3 11 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.82%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
1 5 (11.36%) SSL
1 5 (11.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (38.64%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.36%) Fiddler
3 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
4 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.82%) Moq
5 3 (6.82%) NUnit
5 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Local Government
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 28 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 17 (38.64%) C# Developer
4 16 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Sitecore Developer
7 6 (13.64%) CMS Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Agile Developer
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
10 3 (6.82%) Angular Developer
10 3 (6.82%) Senior Agile Developer
10 3 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
10 3 (6.82%) Web Content Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 25 (56.82%) HTML
4 24 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 23 (52.27%) jQuery
5 23 (52.27%) XML
6 22 (50.00%) CSS
7 19 (43.18%) Entity Framework
8 18 (40.91%) Web Services
9 16 (36.36%) WCF
10 14 (31.82%) AngularJS
11 12 (27.27%) HTML5
12 11 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
13 9 (20.45%) Ajax
13 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (18.18%) ADO.NET
14 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (18.18%) REST
14 8 (18.18%) WPF
15 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.36%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Tandem
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) MVC
2 20 (45.45%) OOP
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) Scrum
4 15 (34.09%) TDD
5 11 (25.00%) Content Management
5 11 (25.00%) SOLID
6 9 (20.45%) Web Development
7 7 (15.91%) Kanban
8 6 (13.64%) Front End Development
8 6 (13.64%) OWASP
8 6 (13.64%) Secure Coding
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.09%) ITIL
9 4 (9.09%) Service Management
10 3 (6.82%) BDD
10 3 (6.82%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) C#
2 33 (75.00%) SQL
3 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
4 16 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 8 (18.18%) Java
6 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
7 5 (11.36%) PHP
7 5 (11.36%) Python
7 5 (11.36%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) MCITP
1 3 (6.82%) MCTS
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 5 (11.36%) EPiServer
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) Ektron
6 1 (2.27%) RedGate
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