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 2 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
LINQ
East of England

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
101 163 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.63% 28.70% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 106 121
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £31.80 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.08 £42.60 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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