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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 144 133 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -24
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.063% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 1.98% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 10
Average daily rate
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£416 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
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
889 959 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.21% 30.56% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 597 377
Average daily rate £369 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.26 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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 31 August 2015. 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 -2 2 £416 +18.92%
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 2 (66.67%) CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint