The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Dorset 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.00% 22.41% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 34
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £263 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Silverlight
South West

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Silverlight
South West

Silverlight
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL