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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 126 105 127
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 19 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.75% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 2.45% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 10
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£350 £431 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +46.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +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
937 735 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.12% 30.63% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 377 467
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 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 2 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk -11 7 £350 +40.00% 1
Essex -7 4 £450 -
Bedfordshire -14 3 £300 -33.33% 4
Hertfordshire -11 2 £400 -3.03%
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 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 39 (95.12%) C#
2 36 (87.80%) .NET
3 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
4 26 (63.41%) SQL
5 25 (60.98%) Web Services
6 24 (58.54%) WCF
7 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
8 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET
9 18 (43.90%) XML
9 18 (43.90%) CRM
9 18 (43.90%) WPF
9 18 (43.90%) Dynamics CRM
10 17 (41.46%) SOAP
10 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
10 17 (41.46%) TDD
10 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (36.59%) Windows
12 14 (34.15%) HTML
12 14 (34.15%) Migration
12 14 (34.15%) Data Migration
12 14 (34.15%) MVVM
13 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (31.71%) MVC
13 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (29.27%) Workflow
14 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
14 12 (29.27%) jQuery
15 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
15 10 (24.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (24.39%) Reactive Extensions

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (43.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.07%) MSTest
3 6 (14.63%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (9.76%) QUnit
5 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) CRM Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Silverlight Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.88%) WPF Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) .NET
2 25 (60.98%) Web Services
3 24 (58.54%) WCF
4 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET
5 18 (43.90%) XML
5 18 (43.90%) WPF
6 17 (41.46%) SOAP
7 14 (34.15%) HTML
8 12 (29.27%) jQuery
9 10 (24.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (24.39%) Reactive Extensions
9 10 (24.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
10 7 (17.07%) CSS
11 6 (14.63%) XSLT
11 6 (14.63%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (12.20%) HTML5
12 5 (12.20%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) CRM
2 17 (41.46%) TDD
3 14 (34.15%) Data Migration
3 14 (34.15%) MVVM
3 14 (34.15%) Migration
4 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) MVC
5 12 (29.27%) Workflow
6 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.07%) OOP
8 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
8 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
8 6 (14.63%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (7.32%) Data Transformation
9 3 (7.32%) Data Mapping
9 3 (7.32%) ETL
9 3 (7.32%) Scrum
10 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.88%) OO
10 2 (4.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (95.12%) C#
2 26 (63.41%) SQL
3 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 12 (29.27%) 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 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
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