The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 39 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.65% 10.29% 4.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.94% 18.92% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.07%
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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Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
103 111 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 33.55% 54.41% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 63 33
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MooTools
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) DHTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) MooTools
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) DHTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) XAML