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 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 132 97 124
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +27
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 15 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 1.01% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 3.38% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 11
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£375 £425 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +35.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £489 £450
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
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
911 711 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.65% 30.03% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 350 422
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 40 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.40 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £50.00 £45.00
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 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 23 September 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 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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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
Essex -10 4 £500 +3.62%
Suffolk -9 3 £363 +19.34% 1
Bedfordshire -17 3 £300 -34.24% 2
Hertfordshire -23 2 £400 -11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £275 -38.88% 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 38 (92.68%) C#
2 36 (87.80%) .NET
3 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
4 26 (63.41%) SQL
5 25 (60.98%) Web Services
5 25 (60.98%) WCF
6 19 (46.34%) WPF
6 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
7 18 (43.90%) TDD
8 17 (41.46%) XML
8 17 (41.46%) CRM
8 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
8 17 (41.46%) Dynamics CRM
9 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
9 16 (39.02%) SOAP
9 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (36.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (36.59%) Windows
10 15 (36.59%) MVVM
11 14 (34.15%) HTML
12 13 (31.71%) T-SQL
12 13 (31.71%) Migration
12 13 (31.71%) Data Migration
13 12 (29.27%) jQuery
13 12 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (29.27%) MVC
13 12 (29.27%) Workflow
14 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
14 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
14 10 (24.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (36.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (19.51%) MSTest
3 7 (17.07%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (12.20%) QUnit
5 4 (9.76%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) CRM Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Silverlight Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.88%) WPF Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) .NET
2 25 (60.98%) Web Services
2 25 (60.98%) WCF
3 19 (46.34%) WPF
4 17 (41.46%) XML
4 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
5 16 (39.02%) SOAP
6 14 (34.15%) HTML
7 12 (29.27%) jQuery
8 10 (24.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (24.39%) Reactive Extensions
8 10 (24.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
9 6 (14.63%) CSS
9 6 (14.63%) HTML5
9 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
9 6 (14.63%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (12.20%) XSLT
11 4 (9.76%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
1 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) TDD
2 17 (41.46%) CRM
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) MVVM
5 13 (31.71%) Data Migration
5 13 (31.71%) Migration
6 12 (29.27%) MVC
6 12 (29.27%) Workflow
7 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
8 8 (19.51%) OOP
9 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
9 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
9 6 (14.63%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
11 3 (7.32%) ETL
11 3 (7.32%) Data Transformation
12 2 (4.88%) BDD
12 2 (4.88%) Data Mapping
12 2 (4.88%) OO
12 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) C#
2 26 (63.41%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) XAML
5 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (21.95%) MCITP
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
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