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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.53%
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
99 95 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.14% 28.61% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 78 25
Median daily rate £475 £410 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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