The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.60% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £305 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.62
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
146 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.83% 18.07% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 36 34
Average daily rate £365 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +79.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Southampton