The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 110 109
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.97% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 - -

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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
494 617 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.98% 31.64% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 429 343
Median daily rate £400 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £10.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -74.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the West Yorkshire region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire