The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hampshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 116 107 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.097% 0.17% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.55% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate
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£245 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +3.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £317
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +12.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £42.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
544 550 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.37% 31.48% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 322 276
Average daily rate £365 £346 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -23.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Silverlight
South East

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Winchester - - - -
Silverlight
South East

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Moq
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0