The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 101 85
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.073% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.22% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
578 457 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.00% 33.50% 39.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 294 339
Average daily rate £415 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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