The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 53 66
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.62% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.17% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Silverlight
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
170 126 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.65% 19.53% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 73 117
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £42.06 £12.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.50% -69.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £12.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £83.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Silverlight as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire