The table below looks at the statistics for the Silverlight Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Silverlight Developer
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £381
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Silverlight Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
150 148 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 93.75% 98.01% 88.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 57
Average daily rate £318 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.41% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £222 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Silverlight Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight Developer in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Silverlight Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Silverlight Developer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region that cited Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Silverlight Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Blend
3 4 (66.67%) RIA
3 4 (66.67%) User Experience
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (50.00%) Life Science
4 3 (50.00%) Logistics
4 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (16.67%) LINQ

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region that cited Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Silverlight Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) RIA
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft