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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 49 28
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.19% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.67% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Silverlight
Yorkshire

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
208 150 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 38.52% 29.24% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 109 39
Median daily rate £380 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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