The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 55 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.42% - 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% - 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Average daily rate
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£363 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.00
Silverlight
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
161 72 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.11% 21.05% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 41 89
Average daily rate £400 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the Gloucestershire region.

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gloucester - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Silverlight
South West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) DSDM
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java