The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.73% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 8.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £305 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £28.73
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +11.38%
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Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
95 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.82% 21.21% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 30 21
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Oxford