The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Docklands, London 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 31 34
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London - 1.31% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 8.82% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £550 £603
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £317
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +12.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £42.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 19.51% 14.85% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 26
Average daily rate £600 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £633 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Silverlight
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Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London