The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - - 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £28.73
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +11.38%
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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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 61 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 38.21% 26.41% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 41
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Devon