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 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
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
40 24 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 23.53% 16.00% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 44
Median daily rate £425 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £335 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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