The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 28 27
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.79% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £317
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.48%
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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 26.07% 32.00% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 28
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £276 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Devon