The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 83 77
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.16% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.56% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.75 -
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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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
366 359 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.70% 29.02% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 229 209
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Manchester