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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 72 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 1.29% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 4.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £293 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00
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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
204 309 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.47% 28.51% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 182 121
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £26.75 £38.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.51% +175.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £38.50 £24.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 24 November 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 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) WF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (33.33%) FastCGI
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) WF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (33.33%) FastCGI
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft