The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.02% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 - -

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
118 135 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.18% 27.61% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 85 73
Median daily rate £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 13
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £62.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Essex