The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 4.44% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 23.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £430 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.88% 18.89% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 16
Average daily rate £375 £423 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.92 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Croydon