The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 56 68 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.68% 0.28% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 1.05% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
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£400 £280 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £280 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.75 £29.96
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +12.65%
LINQ
South West

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 Wiltshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
115 190 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.73% 26.84% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 111 61
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 17 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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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
Swindon - 1 - - 1
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) LINQ to SQL
4 10 (76.92%) Oracle
5 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
5 9 (69.23%) SOAP
5 9 (69.23%) MVC
5 9 (69.23%) OOD
5 9 (69.23%) Java
5 9 (69.23%) MSMQ
5 9 (69.23%) Entity Framework
5 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
5 9 (69.23%) WCF
5 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (69.23%) TDD
5 9 (69.23%) jQuery
6 8 (61.54%) OO
7 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
7 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (53.85%) BDD
7 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (46.15%) Retail
8 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
9 4 (30.77%) Web Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Hudson
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Development Manager
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (84.62%) LINQ to SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Entity Framework
3 9 (69.23%) WCF
3 9 (69.23%) jQuery
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) MSMQ
3 9 (69.23%) SOAP
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) XSLT
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) WPF
7 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) OOD
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
1 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
2 8 (61.54%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Password Management
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
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