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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 37 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.51% 0.57% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.41% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
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
78 77 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.49% 22.13% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 56
Average daily rate £340 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Silverlight
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 4 £378 +37.27% 2
Silverlight
Yorkshire

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (75.00%) CRM
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) MS Access
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) TDD

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MS Access
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) CRM Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint