The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +24.27%
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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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.19% 16.26% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 18
Average daily rate £410 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire