The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.75% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
LINQ
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 136 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.90% 47.55% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 81 52
Median daily rate £340 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Kent

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Kent region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Kent