The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 117 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.40% 0.049% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 0.18% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£328 £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.91% -0.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50
Silverlight
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
430 562 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.12% 27.48% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 319 334
Average daily rate £370 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 27
Average hourly rate £37.75 £42.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £23.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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
Petersfield - 4 £328 -
Portsmouth - 4 £324 -
Silverlight
South East

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
5 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
5 7 (53.85%) WCF
5 7 (53.85%) WPF
6 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
6 6 (46.15%) MSMQ
6 6 (46.15%) Scrum
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle
7 5 (38.46%) MVVM
8 4 (30.77%) Open Source
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
8 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 3 (23.08%) HTML
9 3 (23.08%) Windows
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (15.38%) CRM
10 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 2 (15.38%) Infragistics
10 2 (15.38%) NetAdvantage
10 2 (15.38%) VB6
10 2 (15.38%) Subversion
10 2 (15.38%) CSLA.NET

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) NetAdvantage
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (15.38%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 7 (53.85%) WPF
4 6 (46.15%) MSMQ
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) CSLA.NET
7 2 (15.38%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) MVVM
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) VB6
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) VBA
6 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Infragistics
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe