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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 161 204 178
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -26
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 5 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.67% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 16
Median daily rate £413 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.00
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 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
1228 1785 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.11% 30.16% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1457 1276
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 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 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) Tableau
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) AOP
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (16.67%) Back Office
5 1 (16.67%) CSS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) ASP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Tableau Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
1 1 (16.67%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) Kanban
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (16.67%) AOP
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk
1 2 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer