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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 250 216 178
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -38
Contract jobs citing LINQ 15 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.31% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 1.26% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 22
Average daily rate
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£310 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £24.00
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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
2519 2227 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.37% 24.27% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1239 1147
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 66
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 29 July 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
Kent -4 6 £331 +3.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £288 -0.43% 2
Berkshire +3 1 £313 - 1
Hampshire 0 1 £265 -21.48% 1
Surrey -2 1 £310 -24.84% 3
Oxfordshire -21 1 - -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (90.38%) C#
3 44 (84.62%) MVC
4 42 (80.77%) JavaScript
5 41 (78.85%) ASP.NET
6 36 (69.23%) SQL
7 35 (67.31%) .NET Framework
8 33 (63.46%) HTML
9 30 (57.69%) jQuery
10 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (50.00%) CSS
12 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
13 23 (44.23%) Visual Studio
13 23 (44.23%) Entity Framework
14 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (34.62%) WCF
16 15 (28.85%) TDD
17 14 (26.92%) Scrum
17 14 (26.92%) XML
18 13 (25.00%) REST
18 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
18 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
18 13 (25.00%) Web Services
19 12 (23.08%) IIS
19 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
20 11 (21.15%) Ajax
21 10 (19.23%) Degree
21 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
22 9 (17.31%) StyleCop
22 9 (17.31%) NUnit

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (23.08%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) CTI
3 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.77%) MySQL
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Visual Studio
2 9 (17.31%) NUnit
2 9 (17.31%) StyleCop
3 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.69%) ReSharper
5 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
6 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.92%) Moq
7 1 (1.92%) Maven
7 1 (1.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (7.69%) Back Office
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 26 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (34.62%) C# Developer
4 14 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (25.00%) Web Developer
6 11 (21.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (3.85%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
11 1 (1.92%) C++ Software Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Web Consultant
11 1 (1.92%) Senior Web Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Consultant
11 1 (1.92%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (78.85%) ASP.NET
3 35 (67.31%) .NET Framework
4 33 (63.46%) HTML
5 30 (57.69%) jQuery
6 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (50.00%) CSS
8 23 (44.23%) Entity Framework
9 18 (34.62%) WCF
10 14 (26.92%) XML
11 13 (25.00%) REST
11 13 (25.00%) Web Services
11 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 11 (21.15%) Ajax
13 9 (17.31%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (13.46%) JSON
15 7 (13.46%) XSL
16 6 (11.54%) HTML5
17 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.69%) W3C
4 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (84.62%) MVC
2 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) TDD
4 14 (26.92%) Scrum
5 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 8 (15.38%) Web Development
6 8 (15.38%) OO
7 5 (9.62%) Software Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) MVVM
8 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.77%) ETL
10 2 (3.85%) OOD
10 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.85%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (1.92%) SDLC
11 1 (1.92%) BDD
11 1 (1.92%) ITIL
11 1 (1.92%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) C#
2 42 (80.77%) JavaScript
3 36 (69.23%) SQL
4 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
5 4 (7.69%) Bourne shell
6 3 (5.77%) C++
6 3 (5.77%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) VBScript
8 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.77%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
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