The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
LINQ
Bedfordshire

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 Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
10 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 17.86% 24.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 21
Median daily rate £340 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £309 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Bedford