The table below looks at the statistics for the Silverlight Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 587 535 484
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 13 36 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.075% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.081% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 69
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£395 £469 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £338 £381
% change year-on-year
+17.03% -11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Silverlight Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Silverlight Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Silverlight Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Silverlight Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Silverlight Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Silverlight Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Silverlight Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Silverlight Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Silverlight Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Silverlight Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 4 £475 -9.52%
Yorkshire -7 3 £395 +31.66% 1
South East -20 3 £375 +29.31%
Silverlight Developer
UK

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 32 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 27 (84.38%) C#
3 23 (71.88%) .NET
4 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (46.88%) TDD
6 12 (37.50%) MVVM
6 12 (37.50%) WPF
7 10 (31.25%) WCF
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
9 7 (21.88%) XAML
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
11 5 (15.63%) SQL
11 5 (15.63%) Banking
12 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 4 (12.50%) Oracle
12 4 (12.50%) Web Services
12 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 3 (9.38%) NCover
13 3 (9.38%) CRM
13 3 (9.38%) Scrum
13 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
13 3 (9.38%) NUnit
13 3 (9.38%) Release Management
14 2 (6.25%) Open Source
14 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.13%) OLAP
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) NUnit
1 3 (9.38%) NCover
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 23 (71.88%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) WPF
4 10 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.50%) Web Services
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 2 (6.25%) XNA
8 2 (6.25%) HTML
8 2 (6.25%) Ajax
8 2 (6.25%) CSS
8 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET
8 2 (6.25%) XML
8 2 (6.25%) jQuery
8 2 (6.25%) HTML5
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.25%) Open Source
1 2 (6.25%) Kinect
1 2 (6.25%) Xbox
1 2 (6.25%) VUI
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (46.88%) TDD
2 12 (37.50%) MVVM
3 3 (9.38%) Release Management
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) BDD
5 1 (3.13%) Greeks
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Use Case
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) XAML
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Siebel
3 1 (3.13%) Telerik
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