The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 19 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.11% - 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.07% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 Portsmouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.93% 23.28% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 6
Average daily rate £325 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Programmer
2 4 (57.14%) Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) V-Model
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle