The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 69 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.14% 0.21% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.83% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.75 -
Silverlight
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
245 121 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.85% 25.37% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 75 59
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £31.25 £12.30 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.06% -93.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the Oxfordshire region.

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Abingdon - 1 £425 -
Silverlight
South East

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) WPF
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) Social Media
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Infragistics