The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills 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 over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 513 431 324
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -107
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 77 155 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.31% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 1.10% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 89 179
Average daily rate
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£425 £398 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £291 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
Silverlight
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15232 14151 14218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.72% 27.99% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10519 9141 9319
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 189 245
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in England

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in England

Silverlight
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram in England

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in England

Silverlight
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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 -5 45 £450 -9.54% 22
East Midlands -16 10 £350 +8.10% 1
South East -32 9 £450 +50.00% 1
West Midlands -8 5 £425 -2.29% 2
South West -7 3 £294 -16.07% 2
East of England -11 2 £416 +18.92%
North West -33 2 £338 +3.84% 3
Yorkshire -43 1 £375 -2.59% 3
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 110 (72.85%) C#
2 99 (65.56%) .NET
3 74 (49.01%) WPF
4 71 (47.02%) SQL Server
5 59 (39.07%) JavaScript
6 57 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (36.42%) Microsoft
8 53 (35.10%) SQL
9 50 (33.11%) WCF
10 44 (29.14%) Oracle
11 41 (27.15%) Finance
12 40 (26.49%) HTML
13 38 (25.17%) ASP.NET
14 34 (22.52%) CSS
15 33 (21.85%) TDD
16 31 (20.53%) MS Excel
17 29 (19.21%) MVVM
18 28 (18.54%) Banking
19 25 (16.56%) OO
19 25 (16.56%) SOA
20 24 (15.89%) Visual Studio
21 22 (14.57%) HTML5
21 22 (14.57%) Team Foundation Server
21 22 (14.57%) .NET Framework
22 21 (13.91%) MVC
22 21 (13.91%) IIS
22 21 (13.91%) Web Services
22 21 (13.91%) Windows
22 21 (13.91%) AngularJS
23 20 (13.25%) Relational Database

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (13.91%) IIS
2 13 (8.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.65%) Node.js
4 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.99%) Lync
5 2 (1.32%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.32%) CMS
5 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.66%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.66%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.66%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 31 (20.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.26%) MS Office
3 14 (9.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.99%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.66%) MS Project
6 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.99%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.66%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) HTTP
2 7 (4.64%) Internet
3 4 (2.65%) DNS
3 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.99%) VPN
4 3 (1.99%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.32%) SSL
5 2 (1.32%) RIP
5 2 (1.32%) SNMP
5 2 (1.32%) MPLS
5 2 (1.32%) OSPF
5 2 (1.32%) BGP
5 2 (1.32%) DOCSIS
5 2 (1.32%) Telnet
5 2 (1.32%) SSH
5 2 (1.32%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.32%) DHCP
6 1 (0.66%) Firewall
6 1 (0.66%) Wireless
6 1 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (47.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (13.25%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (7.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (6.62%) Data Mining
6 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.99%) MySQL
8 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.32%) DTS
9 2 (1.32%) MS Access
9 2 (1.32%) OLTP
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (15.89%) Visual Studio
2 22 (14.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (10.60%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.93%) NUnit
5 14 (9.27%) Microsoft Blend
6 10 (6.62%) Moq
7 8 (5.30%) Subversion
8 6 (3.97%) ReSharper
9 5 (3.31%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.65%) Grunt
10 4 (2.65%) JSHint
10 4 (2.65%) Bower
10 4 (2.65%) FxCop
10 4 (2.65%) StyleCop
10 4 (2.65%) NDepend
10 4 (2.65%) Maven
10 4 (2.65%) Selenium
10 4 (2.65%) Fiddler
11 3 (1.99%) JUnit
General
1 41 (27.15%) Finance
2 28 (18.54%) Banking
3 20 (13.25%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.31%) Front Office
5 4 (2.65%) Back Office
5 4 (2.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.99%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Games
7 2 (1.32%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (82.12%) Developer
2 57 (37.75%) C# Developer
3 46 (30.46%) .NET Developer
4 30 (19.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (15.23%) Silverlight Developer
6 19 (12.58%) Senior Developer
7 17 (11.26%) Software Developer
8 13 (8.61%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) CRM Developer
11 6 (3.97%) WPF Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Designer
12 5 (3.31%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 4 (2.65%) C# Web Developer
13 4 (2.65%) Programmer
13 4 (2.65%) Java Developer
13 4 (2.65%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (65.56%) .NET
2 74 (49.01%) WPF
3 50 (33.11%) WCF
4 40 (26.49%) HTML
5 38 (25.17%) ASP.NET
6 34 (22.52%) CSS
7 22 (14.57%) .NET Framework
7 22 (14.57%) HTML5
8 21 (13.91%) AngularJS
8 21 (13.91%) Web Services
9 17 (11.26%) LINQ
9 17 (11.26%) jQuery
10 16 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (8.61%) Entity Framework
12 12 (7.95%) Apache Thrift
12 12 (7.95%) XML
13 10 (6.62%) XACML
13 10 (6.62%) Ajax
14 9 (5.96%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) User Experience
2 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.95%) RIA
4 7 (4.64%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (3.97%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.31%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.65%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.99%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.99%) Life Science
9 2 (1.32%) STB
9 2 (1.32%) IPTV
9 2 (1.32%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.32%) Social Media
9 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.32%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.32%) DTV
9 2 (1.32%) MPEG
9 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.91%) Windows
2 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.99%) Linux
3 3 (1.99%) UNIX
4 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.85%) TDD
3 29 (19.21%) MVVM
4 25 (16.56%) OO
4 25 (16.56%) SOA
5 21 (13.91%) MVC
6 18 (11.92%) Scrum
6 18 (11.92%) Unit Testing
7 16 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.27%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (7.95%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (7.95%) BDD
9 12 (7.95%) UML
9 12 (7.95%) Analytics
10 10 (6.62%) CRM
11 9 (5.96%) Pair Programming
11 9 (5.96%) Web Development
11 9 (5.96%) SDLC
12 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.64%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 110 (72.85%) C#
2 59 (39.07%) JavaScript
3 53 (35.10%) SQL
4 20 (13.25%) XAML
5 15 (9.93%) Python
6 14 (9.27%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.28%) Java
8 10 (6.62%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.31%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.65%) VBA
10 4 (2.65%) VBScript
10 4 (2.65%) C++
10 4 (2.65%) COBOL
11 3 (1.99%) PHP
11 3 (1.99%) VB
11 3 (1.99%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.32%) VB6
12 2 (1.32%) Ruby
13 1 (0.66%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (3.97%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.32%) MOS
4 2 (1.32%) MCITP
5 1 (0.66%) MCSE
5 1 (0.66%) CISSP
5 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) XenApp
2 2 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) SCCM
2 2 (1.32%) Puppet
2 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.32%) WMI
3 1 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (36.42%) Microsoft
2 44 (29.14%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) Telerik
4 6 (3.97%) Adobe
4 6 (3.97%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.65%) Informatica
6 3 (1.99%) Citrix
6 3 (1.99%) Google
6 3 (1.99%) VMware
6 3 (1.99%) IBM
7 2 (1.32%) AppSense
7 2 (1.32%) Tektronix
7 2 (1.32%) Splunk
7 2 (1.32%) Sybase
7 2 (1.32%) Apple
7 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.32%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.66%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.66%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
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