The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 35 42
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 2.78% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.23% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate
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- £616 £606
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +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 Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 83 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.37% 38.43% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 63 49
Average daily rate £450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf