The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.90% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+23.89% +9.79%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 44.44% 31.53% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 18
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £297 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland