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 28 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 33 21
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 2.10% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.88% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.53% +16.36%
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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
78 102 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 38.05% 35.66% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 89 38
Average daily rate £450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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