The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 21 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.91% 2.03% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 4.49% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £616 £608
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% +1.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 89 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.45% 45.18% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 62 67
Average daily rate £450 £615 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £500 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
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 Canary Wharf

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Silverlight
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL