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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50
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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
179 166 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.12% 25.90% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 119 33
Average daily rate £300 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.68 £14.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -55.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.50 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 £34.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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