The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 118 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 9 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.84% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 2.89% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00
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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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
646 657 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.18% 29.16% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 365 353
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £15.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
South Yorkshire +4 6 £330 - 2
North Yorkshire -10 2 £300 -
West Yorkshire -8 1 - - 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 24 (96.00%) C#
2 19 (76.00%) .NET
3 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) WCF
6 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) CSS
8 7 (28.00%) CRM
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
8 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
8 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) MVC
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) HTML
10 5 (20.00%) Web Services
10 5 (20.00%) WPF
10 5 (20.00%) MVVM
11 4 (16.00%) Web Development
11 4 (16.00%) XML
11 4 (16.00%) Workflow
12 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
12 3 (12.00%) SOA
12 3 (12.00%) Java
12 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
12 3 (12.00%) VB

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 4 (16.00%) CRM Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) WCF
4 8 (32.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
5 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
5 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) WPF
7 4 (16.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) Ajax
8 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.00%) XSLT
9 1 (4.00%) Flash
9 1 (4.00%) XHTML
9 1 (4.00%) SOAP
9 1 (4.00%) DHTML
9 1 (4.00%) LINQ
9 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) MVVM
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 4 (16.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (4.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Content Management
8 1 (4.00%) Android Development
8 1 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) VB
4 3 (12.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) XAML
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Telerik
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint