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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - - 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
LINQ
London

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
65 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.97% 21.36% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 12
Average daily rate £400 £375 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £683 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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