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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 54 50
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.56% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.96% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-74.22% -

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
123 153 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.71% 28.65% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 107 62
Median daily rate £375 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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