The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 125 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.25% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 1.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
Silverlight
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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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
558 528 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.57% 21.81% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 259 309
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the Berkshire region.

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) STB
3 2 (33.33%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) DOCSIS
3 2 (33.33%) DRM
3 2 (33.33%) DTV
3 2 (33.33%) Telnet
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) RIP
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) OSPF
1 2 (33.33%) BGP
1 2 (33.33%) DOCSIS
1 2 (33.33%) Telnet
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (16.67%) FastCGI
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 2 (33.33%) STB
1 2 (33.33%) IPTV
1 2 (33.33%) Video on Demand
1 2 (33.33%) MPEG
1 2 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) DRM
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 2 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
3 1 (16.67%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Tektronix