The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 13 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.59% - 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 28.57% 22.45% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate £290 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Silverlight
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft