The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - - 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £219
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
LINQ
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 22.02% 19.01% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 24
Median daily rate £350 £420 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton 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 Northampton

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Northampton