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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.69% +7.50%
Silverlight
South West

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
58 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 22.31% 32.79% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 31
Average daily rate £325 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £43.00 £13.76 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.61% -49.98%
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 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 23 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Silverlight
South West