The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 66 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.32% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 0.97% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 207 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.61% 32.75% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 124 134
Average daily rate £395 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.90 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Silverlight
East of England

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Silverlight
East of England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) NUnit
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) CentOS
5 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (37.50%) RavenDB
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) Neo4j
5 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (37.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Mingle
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) RavenDB
3 3 (37.50%) Neo4j
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) NUnit
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) MSTest
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) CQRS
5 2 (25.00%) MVVM
5 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (25.00%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
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