The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.92% 21.91% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 33
Average daily rate £335 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £400 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £13.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +212.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Dorset