The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 125 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 23 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.70% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 2.64% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 17
Average daily rate £388 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £348 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.44%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
870 605 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.53% 26.65% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 342 472
Average daily rate £351 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 55
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £26.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Silverlight
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Suffolk -5 9 £425 -5.55%
Essex - 5 £350 -
Hertfordshire -6 3 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire -16 3 £351 +0.28%
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 - 3
Norfolk - - - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (88.37%) .NET
2 36 (83.72%) C#
3 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
4 23 (53.49%) WPF
5 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
6 19 (44.19%) Web Services
7 18 (41.86%) MVC
7 18 (41.86%) WCF
8 16 (37.21%) SOAP
8 16 (37.21%) SQL
9 15 (34.88%) HTML
9 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
10 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (32.56%) TDD
10 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (30.23%) XML
11 13 (30.23%) CRM
11 13 (30.23%) CSS
11 13 (30.23%) Dynamics CRM
12 12 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
13 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
13 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
14 10 (23.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (20.93%) jQuery
15 9 (20.93%) XSLT
16 8 (18.60%) Windows
16 8 (18.60%) N-Tier
16 8 (18.60%) WF

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (11.63%) Node.js
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Mingle
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (11.63%) RavenDB
6 5 (11.63%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.28%) MSTest
3 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.63%) NUnit
4 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
4 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (4.65%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (9.30%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (97.67%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
2 10 (23.26%) C# Developer
3 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (16.28%) CRM Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Silverlight Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 3 (6.98%) WPF Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (88.37%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) WPF
3 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
4 19 (44.19%) Web Services
5 18 (41.86%) WCF
6 16 (37.21%) SOAP
7 15 (34.88%) HTML
8 13 (30.23%) XML
8 13 (30.23%) CSS
9 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
10 10 (23.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (20.93%) jQuery
11 9 (20.93%) XSLT
12 8 (18.60%) WF
12 8 (18.60%) LINQ
12 8 (18.60%) Ajax
13 7 (16.28%) HTML5
14 6 (13.95%) RESTful
14 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) MVC
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) TDD
3 13 (30.23%) CRM
4 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
5 7 (16.28%) BDD
5 7 (16.28%) MVVM
6 5 (11.63%) CQRS
7 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Workflow
7 4 (9.30%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) OO
8 3 (6.98%) OOP
8 3 (6.98%) ETL
8 3 (6.98%) Release Management
8 3 (6.98%) Data Transformation
9 2 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
9 2 (4.65%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) C#
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.98%) VB
7 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.98%) VB6
7 3 (6.98%) XAML
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Java
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Delphi
8 1 (2.33%) Python
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
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