The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 49 53
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.69% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.47% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
177 139 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.40% 26.18% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 84 77
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 23
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +37.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Silverlight across the Essex region.

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Essex