The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 67 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 0.67% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 2.44% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £351 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
271 164 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 37.85% 27.42% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 91 150
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 25
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Silverlight
East of England

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 2 £351 +0.28%
Silverlight
East of England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) CQRS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) CQRS
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft