The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
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 - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 155 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.21% 20.81% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 78 105
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 - £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire