The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £323 £351
% change year-on-year
+48.83% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.00
Silverlight
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 47 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.31% 13.39% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 58
Median daily rate £425 £354 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire