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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
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
127 75 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 46.69% 24.19% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 33 37
Average daily rate £375 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £522 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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