The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.04% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
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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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
98 79 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.67% 27.43% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 49
Average daily rate £315 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £11.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.72% -93.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Kent