The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 28 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.55% 0.33% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 1.47% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £42.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 68 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.48% 22.30% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 52
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Silverlight
Yorkshire

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
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 July 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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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
Sheffield +6 6 £395 +31.66% 2
Silverlight
Yorkshire

Silverlight
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (11.11%) jQuery
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) CSS

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Silverlight Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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