The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Surrey region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 85 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.63% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 2.08% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% +8.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
357 384 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.47% 30.40% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 201 196
Average daily rate £340 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 18
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Chertsey - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 33 (100.00%) C#
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (96.97%) SQL Server
2 32 (96.97%) WCF
3 30 (90.91%) WPF
4 28 (84.85%) Software Engineering
4 28 (84.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (81.82%) Visual Studio
6 25 (75.76%) Scrum
7 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (66.67%) Windows
9 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (51.52%) Content Management
11 13 (39.39%) Web Services
12 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (30.30%) XML
14 9 (27.27%) XSLT
14 9 (27.27%) Python
15 8 (24.24%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (24.24%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (24.24%) Office 365
16 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
17 5 (15.15%) SQL
18 4 (12.12%) Publishing
18 4 (12.12%) DevOps
19 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
20 2 (6.06%) Microsoft

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (6.06%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (24.24%) Office 365
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (96.97%) SQL Server
2 28 (84.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 27 (81.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) MSTest
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 4 (12.12%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 18 (54.55%) Developer
3 16 (48.48%) .NET Developer
4 12 (36.36%) C# Developer
5 11 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
7 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (96.97%) WCF
3 30 (90.91%) WPF
4 13 (39.39%) Web Services
5 10 (30.30%) XML
6 9 (27.27%) XSLT
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
8 2 (6.06%) REST
9 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.03%) Ajax
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.03%) HTML
9 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
9 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) W3C
1 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Software Engineering
2 25 (75.76%) Scrum
3 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (51.52%) Content Management
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.03%) MVVM
7 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Scalability Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.03%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) MVC
7 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Red Gate
2 1 (3.03%) Telerik
2 1 (3.03%) MathWorks