The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 93 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.31% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 1.08% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 28
Median daily rate £400 £310 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -25.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
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
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
389 371 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.73% 28.63% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 228 241
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 16
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.18 £51.00
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 Surrey

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) SOLID
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Moq
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Angular Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) SOLID
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle