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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 516 426 324
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -102
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 71 144 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.29% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 1.04% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 89 177
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.75 -
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
14400 13832 13524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.02% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9882 9000 8757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 200 261
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 August 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 August 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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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
London -22 42 £450 -10.00% 17
South East -30 11 £438 +40.00% 3
East Midlands -8 5 £340 -9.63%
West Midlands -2 4 £400 -13.04% 2
South West -5 4 £275 -21.42% 2
East of England -25 3 £383 -4.37% 4
North West -27 1 £300 -7.69% 6
Yorkshire -39 1 £375 - 4
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 126 (77.30%) C#
2 117 (71.78%) .NET
3 81 (49.69%) WPF
4 73 (44.79%) SQL Server
5 67 (41.10%) SQL
6 65 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (36.20%) JavaScript
8 57 (34.97%) Microsoft
9 55 (33.74%) WCF
10 51 (31.29%) Finance
11 47 (28.83%) HTML
12 44 (26.99%) ASP.NET
13 43 (26.38%) TDD
14 39 (23.93%) Oracle
15 37 (22.70%) CSS
16 36 (22.09%) MVVM
17 33 (20.25%) Web Services
17 33 (20.25%) Banking
18 30 (18.40%) MVC
19 28 (17.18%) OO
20 27 (16.56%) MS Excel
20 27 (16.56%) XAML
20 27 (16.56%) Scrum
20 27 (16.56%) HTML5
20 27 (16.56%) Relational Database
21 26 (15.95%) Windows
22 24 (14.72%) Visual Studio
22 24 (14.72%) Investment Banking
22 24 (14.72%) .NET Framework
23 23 (14.11%) SOA

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 14 (8.59%) IIS
2 12 (7.36%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.07%) Node.js
4 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.84%) Lync
5 2 (1.23%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.23%) CMS
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.61%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 27 (16.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.91%) MS Office
3 6 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.07%) Photoshop
5 4 (2.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.84%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.52%) HTTP
2 7 (4.29%) Internet
3 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.45%) DNS
4 3 (1.84%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.84%) VPN
5 2 (1.23%) RIP
5 2 (1.23%) SNMP
5 2 (1.23%) MPLS
5 2 (1.23%) OSPF
5 2 (1.23%) BGP
5 2 (1.23%) DOCSIS
5 2 (1.23%) Telnet
5 2 (1.23%) SSL
5 2 (1.23%) SSH
5 2 (1.23%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.23%) DHCP
6 1 (0.61%) DMZ
6 1 (0.61%) Intranet
6 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (44.79%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.56%) Relational Database
3 21 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (8.59%) Oracle Database
6 13 (7.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (7.98%) Data Mining
7 11 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.45%) MySQL
11 3 (1.84%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.84%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.23%) MS Access
12 2 (1.23%) OLTP
12 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.23%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 24 (14.72%) Visual Studio
2 22 (13.50%) NUnit
3 19 (11.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.59%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.98%) Subversion
6 9 (5.52%) Moq
7 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Blend
8 7 (4.29%) ReSharper
9 6 (3.68%) Selenium
10 5 (3.07%) FxCop
10 5 (3.07%) StyleCop
10 5 (3.07%) Grunt
10 5 (3.07%) JSHint
10 5 (3.07%) Bower
10 5 (3.07%) NDepend
10 5 (3.07%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.45%) Maven
12 3 (1.84%) JUnit
12 3 (1.84%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (31.29%) Finance
2 33 (20.25%) Banking
3 24 (14.72%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.52%) Front Office
5 3 (1.84%) Back Office
5 3 (1.84%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) German Language
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 132 (80.98%) Developer
2 65 (39.88%) C# Developer
3 51 (31.29%) .NET Developer
4 32 (19.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (13.50%) Senior Developer
6 16 (9.82%) Senior C# Developer
7 11 (6.75%) Silverlight Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (4.91%) WPF Developer
11 7 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (3.68%) CRM Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Designer
12 6 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Analyst
13 5 (3.07%) .NET Web Developer
13 5 (3.07%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (71.78%) .NET
2 81 (49.69%) WPF
3 55 (33.74%) WCF
4 47 (28.83%) HTML
5 44 (26.99%) ASP.NET
6 37 (22.70%) CSS
7 33 (20.25%) Web Services
8 27 (16.56%) HTML5
9 24 (14.72%) .NET Framework
10 20 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (12.27%) jQuery
11 19 (11.66%) AngularJS
12 17 (10.43%) LINQ
12 17 (10.43%) XML
13 13 (7.98%) Ajax
13 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 12 (7.36%) Apache Thrift
14 12 (7.36%) Entity Framework
15 11 (6.75%) NHibernate
16 10 (6.13%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) User Experience
2 12 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.91%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.91%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.68%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.07%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.45%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.45%) Social Media
8 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.84%) RIA
9 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.23%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.23%) IPTV
9 2 (1.23%) Equities
9 2 (1.23%) STB
9 2 (1.23%) MPEG
9 2 (1.23%) DTV
9 2 (1.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.95%) Windows
2 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.45%) Linux
3 4 (2.45%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.84%) UNIX
5 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.38%) TDD
3 36 (22.09%) MVVM
4 30 (18.40%) MVC
5 28 (17.18%) OO
6 27 (16.56%) Scrum
7 23 (14.11%) SOA
8 19 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.43%) Unit Testing
10 15 (9.20%) BDD
10 15 (9.20%) Software Engineering
10 15 (9.20%) SDLC
11 14 (8.59%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (7.98%) UML
12 13 (7.98%) Analytics
13 12 (7.36%) Pair Programming
14 11 (6.75%) CRM
15 10 (6.13%) Web Development
15 10 (6.13%) Dependency Injection
16 8 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 126 (77.30%) C#
2 67 (41.10%) SQL
3 59 (36.20%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.56%) XAML
5 15 (9.20%) PL/SQL
5 15 (9.20%) T-SQL
5 15 (9.20%) Python
6 12 (7.36%) Java
7 7 (4.29%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.68%) C++
9 5 (3.07%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.45%) VBA
10 4 (2.45%) VBScript
10 4 (2.45%) VB
10 4 (2.45%) COBOL
11 3 (1.84%) PHP
11 3 (1.84%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.23%) VB6
12 2 (1.23%) Ruby
13 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (3.07%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.23%) MOS
3 2 (1.23%) MCITP
4 1 (0.61%) MCSE
4 1 (0.61%) CISSP
4 1 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.23%) XenApp
2 2 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) Puppet
1 4 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.84%) SCCM
3 2 (1.23%) WMI
3 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (34.97%) Microsoft
2 39 (23.93%) Oracle
3 7 (4.29%) Telerik
4 6 (3.68%) Adobe
4 6 (3.68%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.45%) Informatica
6 3 (1.84%) Apple
6 3 (1.84%) Citrix
6 3 (1.84%) Google
6 3 (1.84%) Infragistics
6 3 (1.84%) VMware
6 3 (1.84%) IBM
7 2 (1.23%) Tektronix
7 2 (1.23%) Splunk
7 2 (1.23%) AppSense
7 2 (1.23%) Sybase
7 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.23%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
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