The table below looks at the statistics 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 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 91 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.27% 0.75% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 2.61% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
LINQ
South East

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 Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
409 422 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.56% 28.65% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 238 179
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram 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 April 2015. 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
Leatherhead - 1 £425 - 1
Staines - 1 £295 - 1
Redhill - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (16.67%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle