The table below looks at the statistics for LINC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINC over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINC 4GL
Rank 146 165 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing LINC 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.085% 0.024% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.076% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LINC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1348 1324 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 38.10% 31.55% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 832 584
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £55.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

LINC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing LINC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

LINC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LINC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LINC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

LINC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINC across the North West region.

LINC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

LINC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINC within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 3 £500 -
LINC
England

LINC
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for LINC.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) Unisys
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

LINC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Business Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Unisys