The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 92 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% - 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £330 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
Silverlight
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
425 287 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.71% 20.37% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 147 180
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -49.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £16.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £16.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £330 - 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft Blend
2 21 (91.30%) WPF
2 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 21 (91.30%) User Experience
3 20 (86.96%) MS Excel
3 20 (86.96%) RIA
4 19 (82.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (82.61%) IIS
4 19 (82.61%) MS Office
5 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Logistics
7 4 (17.39%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (13.04%) Life Science
8 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.70%) C#
9 2 (8.70%) HTML
9 2 (8.70%) .NET
10 1 (4.35%) LINQ
10 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.35%) HTML5
10 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
10 1 (4.35%) SQL
10 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
10 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.35%) TDD

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 19 (82.61%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (86.96%) MS Excel
2 19 (82.61%) MS Office
2 19 (82.61%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
1 22 (95.65%) Silverlight Developer
2 16 (69.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
3 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Silverlight Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) WPF
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (91.30%) User Experience
2 20 (86.96%) RIA
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Logistics
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
2 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft