The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 87 83
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.20% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 - -

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
429 501 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.25% 36.38% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 359 270
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £10.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Leeds