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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 563 538 507
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 15 31 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.064% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.069% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 55
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£395 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
South East +6 5 £350 +3.32%
Yorkshire +3 5 £395 +31.66% 1
London 0 2 £475 -5.00% 2
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Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 36 (85.71%) C#
3 28 (66.67%) .NET
4 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (47.62%) TDD
4 20 (47.62%) MVVM
5 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
6 15 (35.71%) WPF
7 11 (26.19%) XAML
7 11 (26.19%) Banking
8 10 (23.81%) Web Services
8 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) WCF
9 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (11.90%) HTML5
13 5 (11.90%) BDD
13 5 (11.90%) HTML
13 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
14 4 (9.52%) Scrum
14 4 (9.52%) MVC
14 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
14 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
14 4 (9.52%) Windows
15 3 (7.14%) NCover
15 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (7.14%) Release Management

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) OLAP
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) NCover
1 3 (7.14%) NUnit
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 11 (26.19%) Banking
2 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 28 (66.67%) .NET
3 15 (35.71%) WPF
4 10 (23.81%) Web Services
5 9 (21.43%) WCF
6 5 (11.90%) HTML5
6 5 (11.90%) HTML
6 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
7 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.14%) XML
8 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 3 (7.14%) XNA
9 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET
9 2 (4.76%) jQuery
10 1 (2.38%) REST
10 1 (2.38%) WinRT
10 1 (2.38%) CSS
10 1 (2.38%) WinForms
10 1 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.76%) Xbox
2 2 (4.76%) VUI
2 2 (4.76%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Kinect
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) RIA
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (47.62%) TDD
1 20 (47.62%) MVVM
2 5 (11.90%) BDD
3 4 (9.52%) Scrum
3 4 (9.52%) MVC
4 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.14%) Release Management
4 3 (7.14%) CRM
4 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
5 2 (4.76%) OOP
5 2 (4.76%) OO
5 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Investment Management
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.38%) Greeks
6 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.38%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) C#
2 11 (26.19%) XAML
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
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