The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 37 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.40% - 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
LINQ
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 148 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.47% 41.57% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 81 52
Average daily rate £380 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

LINQ
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) COM
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) STL
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) CTI
1 6 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) Moq
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) NICE Systems

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) CTI
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Moq
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) COM
1 6 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) STL
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NICE Systems