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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 1.27% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £32.62
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -34.07%
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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
24 12 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 18.90% 15.19% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 25
Average daily rate £450 £375 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £283 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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