The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - - 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £32.62
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -34.07%
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 30.99% 27.69% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 23
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Slough