The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 61 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% - 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% - 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£500 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
Silverlight
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 266 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.89% 26.60% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 130 72
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-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 £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (80.00%) XSLT
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
1 4 (80.00%) WF
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) CAML
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XSLT
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
1 4 (80.00%) WF
2 3 (60.00%) CAML
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago