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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 74 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £369
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.00
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
239 215 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.40% 22.16% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 132 102
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 - £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XAML