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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 87 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 7 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.43% 0.75% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.94% 2.80% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
361 429 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.99% 26.91% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 234 173
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 43
Average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £25.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £37.50 £37.50
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 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 19 December 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
Northamptonshire -10 5 £300 -
Nottinghamshire -3 2 £350 +16.66%
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (90.91%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
4 11 (50.00%) WPF
4 11 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) jQuery
6 9 (40.91%) MVC
6 9 (40.91%) HTML5
6 9 (40.91%) WCF
7 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
8 7 (31.82%) WinForms
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
9 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 6 (27.27%) MVVM
9 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (22.73%) XAML
10 5 (22.73%) JSON
11 4 (18.18%) Web Development
11 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 4 (18.18%) XML
11 4 (18.18%) Telerik
11 4 (18.18%) AngularJS

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Kentico
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) C# Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Silverlight Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) WinForms Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 11 (50.00%) WPF
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) jQuery
5 9 (40.91%) HTML5
5 9 (40.91%) WCF
6 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 7 (31.82%) WinForms
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (22.73%) JSON
9 4 (18.18%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 4 (18.18%) CSS3
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (13.64%) Ajax
10 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
11 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) MVVM
3 4 (18.18%) Web Development
3 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) UML
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) XAML
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Telerik
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) EPiServer