The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
LINQ
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
304 201 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.62% 23.40% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 128 81
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% -55.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in the North East