The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 97 85
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.074% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.23% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £459 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.00
Silverlight
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
571 434 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.42% 31.94% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 307 335
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £278 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Leeds