The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 38 35
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.47% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.08% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £317
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -47.23%
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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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
64 93 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 32.99% 43.46% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 70 39
Average daily rate £400 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk