The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 14 10
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - 2.00% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 14.29% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.25%
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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 St Albans region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 17.86% 14.00% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate £220 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.23% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in St Albans