The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 25 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 York 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 14 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 1.56% 15.00% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £317
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +16.28%
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
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 43.75% 55.00% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 17
Average daily rate £275 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Silverlight
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Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in York

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in York

Silverlight
Top 28 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) XAML
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (50.00%) Content Management
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) CMS
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) LINQ
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) HTTP
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) MVVM
8 1 (10.00%) C
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) OOD

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 5 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) WPF
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) LINQ
2 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
1 5 (50.00%) Content Management
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) XAML
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft