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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 0.75% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Silverlight
London

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
32 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.45% 33.58% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 24
Median daily rate £575 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £568 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Silverlight as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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