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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 140 111 81
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -30
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.069% 0.55% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 1.80% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £287 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50
Silverlight
England

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
835 777 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.75% 30.60% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 529 333
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
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 24 April 2015. 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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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 -9 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire -12 1 £375 +3.44% 4
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) CRM
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) MVVM
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Ajax
7 1 (12.50%) GIS
7 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Migration

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) CRM Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint