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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 146 118
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.068% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.24% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 12
Average daily rate - £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
924 839 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.55% 28.69% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 517 536
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £10.20 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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