The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 79 - 82
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.29% - 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% - 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £363 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 - £42.50

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 239 247 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.23% 23.68% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 148 155
Median daily rate £350 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.40% +5.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £526 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing LINQ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Buckinghamshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LINQ in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Buckinghamshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £338 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (25.00%) Android

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Xamarin