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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINC 4GL
Rank 160 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINC 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.024% - 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.074% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.56
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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 1035 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.12% 32.94% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 598 531
Average daily rate £375 £325 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 27 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.98 £19.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINC within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 1 - -
LINC
England

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Configuration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Build and Release Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys
1 1 (100.00%) IBM