The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 40 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.69% - 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
114 72 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.45% 29.03% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 41 60
Average daily rate £330 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £455 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
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 Somerset

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Silverlight
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VCP4