The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 60 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.43% 0.16% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 0.47% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£298 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00
Silverlight
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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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 211 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.56% 34.20% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 112 128
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Silverlight
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
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