The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 35 26
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.32% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.85% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £28.73
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +11.38%
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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 Warwickshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 117 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.46% 37.62% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 21
Average daily rate £350 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 2
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £11.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire