The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 27 16
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.72% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £323 £351
% change year-on-year
+48.83% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.00
Silverlight
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 50 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.28% 35.97% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 10
Median daily rate £325 £330 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Silverlight as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham