The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 42 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.55% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 -
LINQ
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
90 67 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.33% 18.46% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 45
Median daily rate £350 £425 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +29.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.00 - £24.20
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 - £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire