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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 27 22
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 3.41% 5.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.38% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 7
Average daily rate
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- £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50
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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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
78 96 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.79% 36.36% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 81 40
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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