The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath - - 12.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £32.62
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -26.41%
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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 Bath region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 70.83% 43.84% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 9
Average daily rate £300 £285 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £257 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £313 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Bath