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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
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
South West

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
145 88 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.43% 40.74% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 70 55
Average daily rate £330 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Silverlight
South West

Silverlight
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
1 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI