The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 19 13
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York - 7.84% 7.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 19.05% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Silverlight
North Yorkshire

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 York region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 44.23% 41.18% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 10
Average daily rate £318 £290 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £220 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £350 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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