The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
110 81 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.15% 23.75% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 70
Average daily rate £300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 25
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+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 Leicestershire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the Leicestershire region.

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Silverlight
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (83.33%) User Experience
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
1 5 (83.33%) RIA
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Blend
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Silverlight Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) RIA
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft