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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 135 143 140
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing LINQ 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 0.49% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Median daily rate £325 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £403 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
804 822 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.66% 26.02% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 568 553
Median daily rate £350 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 20
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 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
Gloucestershire - 7 £325 - 2
Wiltshire -6 1 £320 -1.53% 2
Dorset - 1 £225 - 3
Somerset - 1 £400 - 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 West region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 20 (90.91%) C#
1 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
3 18 (81.82%) CSS
4 17 (77.27%) SQL
4 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
4 17 (77.27%) MVC
4 17 (77.27%) jQuery
5 16 (72.73%) .NET Framework
6 15 (68.18%) HTML
7 13 (59.09%) WCF
7 13 (59.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (54.55%) Entity Framework
8 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
11 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
11 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
11 9 (40.91%) JSON
11 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (40.91%) Dapper ORM
11 9 (40.91%) HTML5
12 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
12 8 (36.36%) Twitter
12 8 (36.36%) Web Services
12 8 (36.36%) XML
13 7 (31.82%) RedGate
14 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (27.27%) XSLT

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 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) Biml
4 2 (9.09%) Power BI
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
1 4 (18.18%) Local Government
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Digital Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Application Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Programme Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) CSS
3 17 (77.27%) jQuery
4 16 (72.73%) .NET Framework
5 15 (68.18%) HTML
6 13 (59.09%) WCF
7 12 (54.55%) Entity Framework
8 11 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
9 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (40.91%) Dapper ORM
9 9 (40.91%) HTML5
9 9 (40.91%) JSON
10 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
10 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (36.36%) Web Services
10 8 (36.36%) XML
11 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (27.27%) XSLT
12 5 (22.73%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
1 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
4 4 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Twitter
3 7 (31.82%) RedGate
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
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