The table below looks at the statistics for LINC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINC over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINC 4GL
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing LINC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £400 £600
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
545 427 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.18% 34.86% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 224 124
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

LINC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINC across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

LINC Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh