The first table below looks at the demand for the Silverlight Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 145 116 136
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.033% 0.21% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2808 2243 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.55% 93.85% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1129 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 240 367
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Silverlight Developer
England

Silverlight Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Silverlight Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Silverlight Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Silverlight Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Silverlight Developer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Silverlight Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Silverlight Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) MVVM
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft