The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £305
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
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
81 103 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.11% 27.18% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 82 30
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -65.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 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