The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 25 35
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 0.67% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.26% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.33%
LINQ
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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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.02% 12.67% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 31
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £335 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Luton