The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Oxfordshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 45 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.21% 0.84% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 4.17% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £388 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £43.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
112 96 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.43% 20.13% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 88
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £12.30 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% -20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Silverlight
South East

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 11 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Silverlight
South East

Silverlight
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Social Media

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
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