The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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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
37 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.18% 17.57% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 14
Average daily rate £575 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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