The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.41% 15.45% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 20
Average daily rate £333 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Silverlight
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XAML