The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 16 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.49% - 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
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
13 35 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 19.40% 47.30% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 3
Average daily rate £385 £254 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Silverlight
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Silverlight also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Silverlight.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Razor View Engine

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Silverlight also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Silverlight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript