The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.93% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
55 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.70% 28.14% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 24
Average daily rate £275 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.52% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Silverlight
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Telerik
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Kendo UI

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Kendo UI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Telerik