The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 2.82% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £314
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.69% +7.50%
Silverlight
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.22% 28.17% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 20
Average daily rate £350 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £380 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Silverlight
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) WPF

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Graduate
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Graduate Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft