The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 114 142 142
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 23 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.095% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 0.32% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
Median daily rate £328 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.65% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £393 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
702 928 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.00% 29.42% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 675 507
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 27
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.22% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £37.50 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the South West region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the South West region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Gloucestershire - 7 £350 -
Somerset +29 6 £300 -7.69% 1
Wiltshire -4 6 £335 -
Bristol +1 2 £400 - 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 West region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (95.00%) .NET
3 34 (85.00%) SQL Server
4 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET
4 33 (82.50%) HTML
4 33 (82.50%) MVC
5 28 (70.00%) HTML5
6 27 (67.50%) SQL
7 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
8 25 (62.50%) jQuery
9 22 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (55.00%) CSS
10 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (45.00%) Entity Framework
10 18 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (42.50%) WCF
11 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
12 15 (37.50%) Finance
13 14 (35.00%) T-SQL
14 12 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (27.50%) Ajax
16 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
17 9 (22.50%) Dapper ORM
17 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
17 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (22.50%) JSON
17 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
18 8 (20.00%) Twitter
18 8 (20.00%) Scrum

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (15.00%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.00%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Boomi
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) MS Access
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.00%) Subversion
5 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) NuGet
6 2 (5.00%) ReSharper
6 2 (5.00%) Selenium
6 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
7 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 32 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 13 (32.50%) C# Developer
5 12 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (27.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (25.00%) HTML Developer
8 4 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Architect
10 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
10 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
10 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
11 1 (2.50%) C Software Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Principal .NET Developer
11 1 (2.50%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET
2 33 (82.50%) HTML
3 28 (70.00%) HTML5
4 25 (62.50%) jQuery
5 22 (55.00%) CSS
6 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (45.00%) Entity Framework
7 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
7 17 (42.50%) WCF
8 12 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (27.50%) Ajax
10 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 9 (22.50%) Dapper ORM
11 9 (22.50%) JSON
12 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (20.00%) Web Services
12 8 (20.00%) XML
13 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) MVC
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) TDD
3 8 (20.00%) Web Development
4 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.00%) OOP
6 5 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) CRM
7 4 (10.00%) OWASP
7 4 (10.00%) Process Management
7 4 (10.00%) Secure Coding
8 3 (7.50%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (7.50%) UML
8 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Content Management
9 2 (5.00%) Kanban
9 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (67.50%) SQL
3 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.00%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) VB6
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) MISRA
1 1 (2.50%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Twitter
3 6 (15.00%) RedGate
4 5 (12.50%) Telerik
5 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
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