The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
LINQ
Hertfordshire

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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 9.23% 9.38% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Average daily rate £325 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%