The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Silverlight
Bedfordshire

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 Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
11 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 19.30% 24.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 21
Median daily rate £340 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £309 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Silverlight as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Bedford