The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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 Reading 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 64 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% - 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% - 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£313 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
193 245 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.91% 26.43% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 111 74
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Silverlight
Berkshire

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Silverlight
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) WF
2 3 (75.00%) CAML
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) WF
2 3 (75.00%) CAML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript