The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.40% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 - -

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
59 79 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.60% 29.70% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 83
Median daily rate £338 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -12.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) NuGet
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) NuGet
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin