The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 73 70
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.36% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
204 277 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.89% 29.91% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 229 195
Median daily rate £338 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.39 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Bristol