The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 38 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.48% - 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.23% - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.05% 18.60% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 55
Average daily rate £375 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) OOD
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Hudson
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) OOD
1 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle