The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - - 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
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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 Stevenage region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 13.04% 25.00% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Average daily rate £360 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.21% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage