The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 47 26
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.33% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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
49 86 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.50% 19.28% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 31
Average daily rate £350 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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