Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 172 176
Rank change year-on-year +26 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing LINQ 20 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.54% 0.21% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 0.93% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £419 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.39% +55.09% -15.29%
10th Percentile £306 £331 £258
90th Percentile £390 £475 £286
South East median daily rate £345 £375 £295
% change year-on-year -8.00% +27.12% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 841 970 965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.83% 22.76% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 661 599
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £275
90th Percentile £537 £487 £488
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 21
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +16.44% -14.12%
10th Percentile £40.00 £16.84 £16.25
90th Percentile £71.84 £59.31 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Hampshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Hampshire

LINQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LINQ in Hampshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - 8 £325 -
Fareham - 6 £388 - 2
Havant - 2 £313 -
Romsey - 1 £380 -
Southampton - 1 £325 -
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) WCF
3 18 (90.00%) .NET
3 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (80.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (80.00%) Entity Framework
5 15 (75.00%) Visual Studio
6 14 (70.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (60.00%) CSS
8 12 (60.00%) XML
8 12 (60.00%) HTML
8 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (55.00%) MVC
10 10 (50.00%) jQuery
10 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (50.00%) Windows
10 10 (50.00%) SQL
10 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
10 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (50.00%) SDLC
11 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (45.00%) Ajax
12 8 (40.00%) Web Services
12 8 (40.00%) API Development
12 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
12 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (35.00%) RequireJS
14 6 (30.00%) REST

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) IMAP
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (10.00%) GIS
6 1 (5.00%) MS Access
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) NuGet
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) WCF
2 18 (90.00%) .NET
3 16 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (80.00%) Entity Framework
4 14 (70.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 12 (60.00%) CSS
5 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 12 (60.00%) XML
6 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (50.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) Ajax
8 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (40.00%) Web Services
9 7 (35.00%) RequireJS
10 6 (30.00%) REST
11 5 (25.00%) NLog
11 5 (25.00%) SOAP
11 5 (25.00%) StructureMap
12 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) W3C
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) MVC
3 10 (50.00%) SDLC
4 8 (40.00%) API Development
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago