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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINC over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINC 4GL
Rank - - 127
Contract jobs citing LINC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.074%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.56
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
1425 1089 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.49% 34.59% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 718 542
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 29 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £19.00 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

LINC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINC across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing LINC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINC.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

LINC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing LINC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Build and Release Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Configuration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys