The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £33.62
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -36.04%
LINQ
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.22% 41.67% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 5
Average daily rate £375 £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
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