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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 184 174 163
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 8 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.45% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 1.51% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 38
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) WPF
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) WCF
6 5 (33.33%) MVVM
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) XAML
8 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (13.33%) User Experience
9 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
9 2 (13.33%) BDD
9 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (13.33%) NUnit
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (13.33%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Moq
2 1 (6.67%) Mockito
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Interface Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) WPF
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
7 1 (6.67%) JMS
7 1 (6.67%) Rendezvous
7 1 (6.67%) Spring
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Autofac
7 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
1 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Economics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) MVVM
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) XAML
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago