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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.06% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £280 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
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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
48 34 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.68% 35.05% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 84
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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