Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for LINC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LINC over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

LINC 4GL
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 891 881
Contract jobs citing LINC 0 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.012% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
UK median daily rate - £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LINC is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42587 42282 43921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 40.33% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29754 29055 29713
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 791 878 1051
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +23.97%
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.31 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.97%

LINC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LINC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LINC in the UK

LINC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LINC.

Contractor daily rate trend for LINC in the UK

LINC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINC.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LINC in the UK