The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 20 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 14 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.86% 0.56% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.59% 2.50% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
103 40 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 43.10% 22.35% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 14 42
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £354 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Silverlight
Yorkshire

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
York -1 14 £300 - 1
Silverlight
Yorkshire

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 26 (92.86%) C#
2 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) WCF
3 24 (85.71%) WPF
4 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 19 (67.86%) XAML
6 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
7 12 (42.86%) OO
8 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
8 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
9 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 8 (28.57%) MVC
10 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (25.00%) Content Management
10 7 (25.00%) LINQ
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (25.00%) CMS
10 7 (25.00%) Scrum
11 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (21.43%) MVVM
11 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
12 5 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (17.86%) HTTP
12 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
13 3 (10.71%) TDD
13 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (7.14%) New Media

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 7 (25.00%) CMS
2 5 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Hudson
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (7.14%) NUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
1 25 (89.29%) WCF
2 24 (85.71%) WPF
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (25.00%) LINQ
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) MooTools
7 2 (7.14%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) XSLT
7 2 (7.14%) Flash
7 2 (7.14%) XHTML
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) DHTML
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) New Media
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) OO
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) Content Management
3 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) MVVM
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) XAML
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) ActionScript
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) C
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft