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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 23 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 1.85% 21.43% 6.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 33.33% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £314
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.69% +7.50%
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
51 72 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 47.22% 64.29% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 28
Average daily rate £290 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MooTools
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) DHTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Flash

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) DHTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) MooTools
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (50.00%) XAML