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 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 - - 25
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - - 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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%
LINQ
South West

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
63 51 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 18.58% 29.65% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 21
Average daily rate £353 £415 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +58.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +126.66%
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 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

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Devon region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - - - -
LINQ
South West