The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 133 87 121
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +34
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 3 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 1.65% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 5.73% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £329 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.88% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £243 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
862 698 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.47% 28.76% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 371 443
Average daily rate £400 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 50 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Silverlight
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -11 1 £275 - 1
Hertfordshire -11 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Essex -12 1 £550 +6.79%
Norfolk - - - - 4
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
3 16 (72.73%) WCF
4 14 (63.64%) Web Services
4 14 (63.64%) MVVM
5 13 (59.09%) SQL
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (54.55%) Windows
6 12 (54.55%) CRM
7 11 (50.00%) XML
7 11 (50.00%) SOAP
7 11 (50.00%) TDD
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (50.00%) Migration
7 11 (50.00%) Data Migration
8 10 (45.45%) Workflow
8 10 (45.45%) Reactive Extensions
8 10 (45.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 9 (40.91%) MCITP
9 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
10 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
10 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
11 6 (27.27%) MVC
11 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (27.27%) WPF
11 6 (27.27%) Project Planning

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) MSTest
3 2 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (9.09%) QUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) CRM Developer
3 10 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Silverlight Developer
9 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) WCF
3 14 (63.64%) Web Services
4 11 (50.00%) XML
4 11 (50.00%) SOAP
5 10 (45.45%) Reactive Extensions
5 10 (45.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) WPF
7 6 (27.27%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) CSS
9 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
10 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET
10 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 2 (9.09%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) MVVM
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) CRM
4 11 (50.00%) TDD
4 11 (50.00%) Migration
4 11 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 10 (45.45%) Workflow
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
6 6 (27.27%) Project Planning
6 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.09%) OOP
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
9 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.55%) Use Case
9 1 (4.55%) OO
9 1 (4.55%) RUP
9 1 (4.55%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) MCITP
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint