The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 137 138 139
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.19% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.77% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £305 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +35.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Silverlight
England

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
693 781 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.51% 25.12% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 493 505
Average daily rate £350 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 13
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £32.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +4 1 £305 -15.86%
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft