The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.75% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
LINQ
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.78% 42.11% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 26
Median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire