The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
184 135 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 35.38% 25.52% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 93 39
Median daily rate £365 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Silverlight as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire