The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 24 23
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 2.39% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Average daily rate
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- £288 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.00
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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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 79 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 32.54% 37.80% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 31
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk