The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 15 19
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 4.41% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.38% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £298 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
LINQ
Cheshire

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 Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 38.32% 47.06% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 19
Average daily rate £425 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford