The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Yorkshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 114 79 112
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +33
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 16 30 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 1.45% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 5.11% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 1
Average daily rate £300 £295 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -32.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.44%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
767 587 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.72% 28.41% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 323 350
Average daily rate £315 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +109.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Silverlight
England

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire +5 13 £300 - 5
West Yorkshire -34 3 £350 +20.68% 3
South Yorkshire +2 1 £350 +16.66% 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 35 (92.11%) C#
2 33 (86.84%) .NET
3 30 (78.95%) WPF
4 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
5 27 (71.05%) WCF
6 24 (63.16%) XAML
7 22 (57.89%) Visual Studio
8 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
9 17 (44.74%) OO
10 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
11 11 (28.95%) Scrum
12 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (26.32%) SQL
12 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
14 8 (21.05%) HTML
14 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
14 8 (21.05%) MVC
14 8 (21.05%) jQuery
15 7 (18.42%) LINQ
15 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
15 7 (18.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (18.42%) CMS
15 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
15 7 (18.42%) Content Management
16 6 (15.79%) TDD
16 6 (15.79%) Windows
16 6 (15.79%) MVVM
17 5 (13.16%) HTML5

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (18.42%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) NUnit
4 4 (10.53%) PhoneGap
5 2 (5.26%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.26%) Hudson
5 2 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.63%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (2.63%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.63%) Server Support
7 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) .NET
2 30 (78.95%) WPF
3 27 (71.05%) WCF
4 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.05%) HTML
5 8 (21.05%) jQuery
6 7 (18.42%) LINQ
6 7 (18.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.16%) HTML5
8 4 (10.53%) OpenGL
8 4 (10.53%) Ext JS
8 4 (10.53%) Sencha Touch
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (7.89%) CSS
10 2 (5.26%) SOAP
10 2 (5.26%) DHTML
10 2 (5.26%) XML
10 2 (5.26%) XSLT
10 2 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) New Media
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Phone
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) OO
2 11 (28.95%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.05%) MVC
5 7 (18.42%) Content Management
6 6 (15.79%) TDD
6 6 (15.79%) MVVM
7 5 (13.16%) OOP
8 3 (7.89%) Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.63%) CRM
10 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.63%) OOD
10 1 (2.63%) SOA
10 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) C#
2 24 (63.16%) XAML
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 4 (10.53%) Java
7 3 (7.89%) C++
8 2 (5.26%) VB
8 2 (5.26%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) VBScript
9 1 (2.63%) C
9 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.63%) VB6
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Sencha
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