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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 128 139
Contract jobs citing LINC 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.069% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 -
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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
1067 987 1288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.76% 33.89% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 544 681
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 53
Average hourly rate £33.34 £31.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.65% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £18.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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

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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

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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