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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Silverlight Developer
Rank 568 576 537
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 12 4 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.009% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.009% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 25
Average daily rate £350 £408 £496
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -17.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £342 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £474 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Silverlight Developer
UK

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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
North West - 6 £350 -
London -5 3 £368 -25.00% 2
East Midlands - 2 £330 -
South East +2 1 £375 -
Silverlight Developer
UK

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 35 (68.63%) WPF
3 32 (62.75%) JavaScript
4 26 (50.98%) Oracle
4 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
5 25 (49.02%) .NET
5 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 25 (49.02%) User Experience
6 24 (47.06%) RIA
6 24 (47.06%) C#
6 24 (47.06%) IIS
6 24 (47.06%) MS Office
7 23 (45.10%) MS PowerPoint
7 23 (45.10%) Microsoft Blend
8 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 13 (25.49%) XAML
10 12 (23.53%) SQL
10 12 (23.53%) MVVM
11 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
11 11 (21.57%) Subversion
12 10 (19.61%) Logistics
12 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (19.61%) MVC
12 10 (19.61%) HTML
12 10 (19.61%) WCF
13 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
14 7 (13.73%) Banking
14 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
14 7 (13.73%) Git (software)

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 24 (47.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (47.06%) MS Office
3 23 (45.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft Blend
2 11 (21.57%) Subversion
2 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
3 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.92%) Moq
5 2 (3.92%) MSTest
5 2 (3.92%) NUnit
General
1 7 (13.73%) Banking
2 6 (11.76%) Back Office
2 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Local Government
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 35 (68.63%) WPF
3 25 (49.02%) .NET
4 10 (19.61%) HTML
4 10 (19.61%) WCF
5 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
6 7 (13.73%) HTML5
7 6 (11.76%) Ajax
7 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (11.76%) MSMQ
8 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.80%) CSS
8 5 (9.80%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET
9 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.96%) jQuery
10 1 (1.96%) LINQ
10 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (49.02%) User Experience
2 24 (47.06%) RIA
3 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Life Science
4 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
1 5 (9.80%) Unix
2 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) MVVM
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Logistics
2 10 (19.61%) MVC
3 6 (11.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 6 (11.76%) User Stories
3 6 (11.76%) Web Application Development
3 6 (11.76%) Web Development
4 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.84%) TDD
6 3 (5.88%) OO
6 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.88%) Web Design
7 2 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (3.92%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.92%) High Availability
7 2 (3.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) JavaScript
2 24 (47.06%) C#
3 13 (25.49%) XAML
4 12 (23.53%) SQL
5 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.80%) Python
6 5 (9.80%) Ruby
6 5 (9.80%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Oracle
2 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) Telerik
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