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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 507 409 285
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -124
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 74 160 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.33% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 1.20% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 115 184
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Silverlight
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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
13455 13384 11522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 27.64% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9098 8929 7435
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £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 184 177 339
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -54 41 £475 -5.00% 24
South East +3 21 £316 +1.20% 5
West Midlands -10 7 £400 +23.07% 2
East Midlands -7 2 £310 +12.72% 1
South West +2 1 £275 -46.34% 7
East of England -22 1 £300 -29.41% 4
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 116 (77.85%) C#
1 116 (77.85%) .NET
2 70 (46.98%) WPF
3 66 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (43.62%) SQL Server
5 62 (41.61%) SQL
6 58 (38.93%) JavaScript
7 51 (34.23%) HTML
8 49 (32.89%) Finance
9 47 (31.54%) ASP.NET
10 46 (30.87%) Microsoft
10 46 (30.87%) WCF
11 42 (28.19%) TDD
11 42 (28.19%) Oracle
12 34 (22.82%) CSS
12 34 (22.82%) Web Services
13 31 (20.81%) Banking
13 31 (20.81%) Scrum
13 31 (20.81%) HTML5
14 30 (20.13%) Relational Database
15 28 (18.79%) OO
16 26 (17.45%) MVC
16 26 (17.45%) MVVM
17 24 (16.11%) .NET Framework
18 23 (15.44%) Investment Banking
19 22 (14.77%) SOA
20 21 (14.09%) XAML
21 20 (13.42%) NUnit
21 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC
22 19 (12.75%) Visual Studio

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 7 (4.70%) IIS
2 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.01%) Node.js
4 2 (1.34%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.34%) CMS
4 2 (1.34%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.67%) JBoss
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.67%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) HTTP
2 3 (2.01%) VPN
2 3 (2.01%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.34%) SSL
3 2 (1.34%) SSH
3 2 (1.34%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.34%) DNS
3 2 (1.34%) RIP
3 2 (1.34%) SNMP
3 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.34%) Internet
3 2 (1.34%) MPLS
3 2 (1.34%) OSPF
3 2 (1.34%) BGP
3 2 (1.34%) DOCSIS
3 2 (1.34%) Telnet
4 1 (0.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.67%) Wireless
4 1 (0.67%) IPsec
4 1 (0.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (43.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (20.13%) Relational Database
3 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (9.40%) Data Mining
4 14 (9.40%) Oracle Database
5 13 (8.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.68%) MySQL
9 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.34%) Firebird
10 2 (1.34%) OLTP
11 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (13.42%) NUnit
2 19 (12.75%) Visual Studio
3 17 (11.41%) Jenkins
4 14 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (8.05%) Subversion
6 7 (4.70%) Moq
7 6 (4.03%) ReSharper
8 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.36%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.68%) Grunt
9 4 (2.68%) Bower
9 4 (2.68%) Maven
9 4 (2.68%) Selenium
10 3 (2.01%) JUnit
10 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.01%) FxCop
10 3 (2.01%) StyleCop
10 3 (2.01%) MSTest
10 3 (2.01%) NDepend
10 3 (2.01%) JSHint
General
1 49 (32.89%) Finance
2 31 (20.81%) Banking
3 23 (15.44%) Investment Banking
4 13 (8.72%) Front Office
5 2 (1.34%) Back Office
5 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.34%) Games
5 2 (1.34%) German Language
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 122 (81.88%) Developer
2 61 (40.94%) C# Developer
3 53 (35.57%) .NET Developer
4 35 (23.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Senior C# Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Web Developer
9 9 (6.04%) WPF Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Silverlight Developer
12 6 (4.03%) C# Web Developer
12 6 (4.03%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (4.03%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (4.03%) Consultant
12 6 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.03%) .NET Web Developer
13 5 (3.36%) Analyst
14 4 (2.68%) Java Developer
14 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (77.85%) .NET
2 70 (46.98%) WPF
3 51 (34.23%) HTML
4 47 (31.54%) ASP.NET
5 46 (30.87%) WCF
6 34 (22.82%) CSS
6 34 (22.82%) Web Services
7 31 (20.81%) HTML5
8 24 (16.11%) .NET Framework
9 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (11.41%) jQuery
10 17 (11.41%) AngularJS
11 15 (10.07%) LINQ
11 15 (10.07%) Ajax
12 13 (8.72%) Apache Thrift
12 13 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (8.72%) XACML
13 12 (8.05%) NHibernate
13 12 (8.05%) XML
14 11 (7.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (6.04%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.37%) User Experience
4 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.03%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.68%) Social Media
5 4 (2.68%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.01%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.34%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.34%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.34%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.34%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.34%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.34%) Equities
7 2 (1.34%) STB
7 2 (1.34%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.41%) Windows
2 6 (4.03%) Linux
3 5 (3.36%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (2.01%) UNIX
4 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.01%) Android
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.19%) TDD
3 31 (20.81%) Scrum
4 28 (18.79%) OO
5 26 (17.45%) MVC
5 26 (17.45%) MVVM
6 22 (14.77%) SOA
7 17 (11.41%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.72%) BDD
8 13 (8.72%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.38%) UML
9 11 (7.38%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.38%) SDLC
10 10 (6.71%) Web Development
10 10 (6.71%) CRM
11 9 (6.04%) Open Source
11 9 (6.04%) Analytics
12 8 (5.37%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (5.37%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (77.85%) C#
2 62 (41.61%) SQL
3 58 (38.93%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.09%) XAML
5 17 (11.41%) PL/SQL
6 15 (10.07%) Python
6 15 (10.07%) T-SQL
6 15 (10.07%) Java
7 6 (4.03%) C++
7 6 (4.03%) VB
8 4 (2.68%) VB6
8 4 (2.68%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.01%) PHP
9 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.01%) COBOL
10 2 (1.34%) VBA
10 2 (1.34%) Ruby
11 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Puppet
1 5 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (30.87%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.19%) Oracle
3 10 (6.71%) Telerik
4 8 (5.37%) TIBCO
5 5 (3.36%) Informatica
6 4 (2.68%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.68%) IBM
7 3 (2.01%) Infragistics
7 3 (2.01%) Adobe
7 3 (2.01%) Apple
8 2 (1.34%) InterSystems
8 2 (1.34%) Tektronix
9 1 (0.67%) Tableau
9 1 (0.67%) VMware
9 1 (0.67%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.67%) SAP
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