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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 1.74% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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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
111 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.74% 23.96% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 52 26
Average daily rate £355 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £36.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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