The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 36 34
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 2.17% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.78% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £305 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
LINQ
South East

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 East Sussex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
159 90 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 44.66% 27.86% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 52 43
Median daily rate £340 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £237 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex