The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 37 40
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.61% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.23% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £331 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
LINQ
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
125 62 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.11% 18.90% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 40 57
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire