The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 36 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.85% 0.32% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.66% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.69% +7.50%
Silverlight
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 81 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.10% 26.21% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 27
Average daily rate £403 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £203 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £547 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +2 1 £338 +35.00% 1
Silverlight
East Midlands

Silverlight
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#