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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 178 187 179
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 7 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.93% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 14
Average daily rate
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£488 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.00
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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
1550 1719 1637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.66% 29.23% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1263 1300
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +11.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 February 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 13 (76.47%) C#
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) WPF
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) CRM
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 6 (35.29%) CSS
6 6 (35.29%) XAML
6 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) Banking
8 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) WCF
8 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Publishing
4 2 (11.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 5 (29.41%) CRM Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Silverlight Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Designer
5 2 (11.76%) UI Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Interface Designer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) WPF
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) WCF
7 3 (17.65%) RESTful
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) XSD
8 2 (11.76%) XSL
8 2 (11.76%) CSS3
9 1 (5.88%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Hedge funds
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.88%) Economics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) MVVM
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (5.88%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) XAML
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Siebel
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