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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 63 -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.79% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 199 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.58% 26.05% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 77 77
Average daily rate £350 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £429 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 17 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) IPTV
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Development Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#