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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 57 47
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.82% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.53% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £450
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%
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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
139 158 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.09% 32.58% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 88 53
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 17
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £28.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £25.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £38.47 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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