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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 71 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% - 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
214 271 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.96% 39.11% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 159 179
Average daily rate £388 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +104.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) MVC

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin