The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 95 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 3 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.98% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 3.62% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
Silverlight
South East

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 Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
421 359 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.83% 27.09% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 234 201
Average daily rate £375 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the Surrey region.

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Woking - 1 £300 -
Guildford - - - -
Silverlight
South East

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) WinForms
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Flash
6 2 (25.00%) XHTML
6 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) MVVM
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) WinForms
4 3 (37.50%) Flash
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft