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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 134 89 128
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +39
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 10 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 1.65% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 5.34% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 8
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£450 £341 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.86% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £459 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
948 749 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.88% 30.96% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 391 417
Average daily rate £400 £337 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.87% -3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 43
Average hourly rate £33.73 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Bedfordshire -15 2 £363 -20.54% 4
Hertfordshire -28 2 £450 +46.93% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £275 - 2
Norfolk - - - - 2
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (93.55%) C#
2 28 (90.32%) .NET
3 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
4 21 (67.74%) WCF
5 19 (61.29%) SQL
6 18 (58.06%) Web Services
7 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
8 16 (51.61%) CRM
8 16 (51.61%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (45.16%) TDD
9 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (45.16%) MVVM
10 13 (41.94%) XML
10 13 (41.94%) Windows
10 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
11 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
11 12 (38.71%) SOAP
11 12 (38.71%) Workflow
11 12 (38.71%) Migration
11 12 (38.71%) Data Migration
12 11 (35.48%) WPF
13 10 (32.26%) HTML
13 10 (32.26%) Reactive Extensions
13 10 (32.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (29.03%) MCITP
14 9 (29.03%) MVC
15 8 (25.81%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (19.35%) MSTest
3 5 (16.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (16.13%) QUnit
4 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) CRM Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
5 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Silverlight Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 21 (67.74%) WCF
3 18 (58.06%) Web Services
4 13 (41.94%) XML
5 12 (38.71%) SOAP
5 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
6 11 (35.48%) WPF
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
7 10 (32.26%) Reactive Extensions
7 10 (32.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 8 (25.81%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
10 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (16.13%) HTML5
10 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (12.90%) Unity DI Container
12 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (9.68%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) CRM
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) TDD
2 14 (45.16%) MVVM
3 12 (38.71%) Data Migration
3 12 (38.71%) Workflow
3 12 (38.71%) Migration
4 9 (29.03%) MVC
5 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
6 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
7 5 (16.13%) OOP
8 4 (12.90%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
10 1 (3.23%) UML
10 1 (3.23%) Use Case
10 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.23%) OO
10 1 (3.23%) RUP
10 1 (3.23%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (29.03%) MCITP
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
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