The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
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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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
187 75 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.22% 20.05% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 33 46
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 3
Average hourly rate £57.50 £32.50 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +142.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.50 £35.00 £13.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the North East