The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 56 56
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.16% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.68% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 15
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.69% +7.50%
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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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
245 146 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.43% 23.47% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 110 118
Average daily rate £363 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol