The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 194 184 172
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 1.39% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1565 1724 1722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.83% 29.15% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1288 1369
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the City of London region.

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) CRM
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) WPF
5 6 (46.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) WCF
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) XSD
8 3 (23.08%) SOA
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) XAML
8 3 (23.08%) Workflow
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Publishing
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
2 5 (38.46%) CRM Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Silverlight Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Interface Designer
4 1 (7.69%) UI Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WPF
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) XSD
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
7 2 (15.38%) XSL
8 1 (7.69%) SOAP
8 1 (7.69%) XSLT
8 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (7.69%) MVVM
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) XAML
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Siebel
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