The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 76 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.47% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
LINQ
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
392 291 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.00% 34.36% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 200 130
Median daily rate £388 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.01 £17.50 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £17.50 £70.25
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 Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear