The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 119 116
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.51% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
587 782 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.47% 30.25% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 493 376
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Silverlight
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) Derivative
2 3 (60.00%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Blend

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Derivative
1 3 (60.00%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++