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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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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
200 139 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.35% 23.09% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 92 29
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £36.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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