The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 48 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% - 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£351 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
189 109 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.65% 29.46% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 43 78
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 28
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £23.70 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Silverlight
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Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Silverlight
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mapping

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft