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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 113 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.50% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 0.42% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
556 480 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.46% 27.62% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 265 219
Average daily rate £348 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £21.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Open Source
5 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
8 3 (23.08%) CSS
8 3 (23.08%) MS Project
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) MVVM
8 3 (23.08%) WCF
8 3 (23.08%) WPF
9 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) VB6
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) TDD
9 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (15.38%) V-Model
9 2 (15.38%) Git (software)

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Programmer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) WPF
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) WinForms
4 2 (15.38%) MSMQ
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) Flash
5 1 (7.69%) XHTML
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) MVVM
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) VB6
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle