The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 397 262 251
Rank change year-on-year
-135 -11
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 180 307 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.70% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 2.61% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 196 265
Average daily rate £425 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £54.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.44%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13805 11747 14337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.95% 26.87% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9068 7515 8670
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 334 358
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Silverlight
UK

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -94 94 £500 -4.76% 14
East of England -28 23 £388 -13.77% 5
Yorkshire -35 16 £300 +1.69% 7
North West -14 12 £363 - 3
South East -26 12 £381 +17.30% 10
West Midlands -22 11 £325 -7.14% 2
East Midlands -9 6 £275 -8.33%
South West -47 3 £240 -38.06% 2
Midlands - - - -
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 271 (72.85%) .NET
2 269 (72.31%) C#
3 197 (52.96%) WPF
4 155 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 145 (38.98%) ASP.NET
6 129 (34.68%) WCF
7 111 (29.84%) HTML
7 111 (29.84%) SQL
8 103 (27.69%) Microsoft
9 94 (25.27%) OO
10 91 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (23.39%) MVC
11 87 (23.39%) .NET Framework
12 84 (22.58%) Web Services
13 82 (22.04%) Windows
14 80 (21.51%) JavaScript
14 80 (21.51%) MVVM
15 78 (20.97%) TDD
16 73 (19.62%) XML
16 73 (19.62%) SQL Server 2008
17 72 (19.35%) CSS
18 70 (18.82%) Scrum
18 70 (18.82%) XAML
19 67 (18.01%) jQuery
20 58 (15.59%) REST
21 52 (13.98%) Unit Testing
22 51 (13.71%) Finance
23 50 (13.44%) HTML5
24 49 (13.17%) Oracle
25 48 (12.90%) Visual Studio

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.03%) CMS
3 12 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (2.42%) Node.js
4 9 (2.42%) ArcGIS
4 9 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.88%) IIS
7 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.81%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.81%) ArcSDE
7 3 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.54%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.27%) Drupal
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.30%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (2.69%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.34%) MS Office
5 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.54%) Mingle
7 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.27%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 31 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.08%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.96%) Internet
2 9 (2.42%) HTTP
3 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) SMS
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) DHCP
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 73 (19.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.15%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.15%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.88%) Neo4j
7 7 (1.88%) RavenDB
8 6 (1.61%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.34%) OLAP
10 4 (1.08%) DTS
10 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 48 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 32 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (8.06%) NUnit
3 30 (8.06%) Microsoft Blend
4 22 (5.91%) Git (software)
5 20 (5.38%) Subversion
6 17 (4.57%) Axure RP
7 16 (4.30%) MSTest
8 15 (4.03%) Jenkins
9 11 (2.96%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (2.69%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.42%) JUnit
12 8 (2.15%) Eclipse
12 8 (2.15%) Selenium
12 8 (2.15%) FitNesse
13 7 (1.88%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 6 (1.61%) Moq
14 6 (1.61%) Jasmine
15 4 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (13.71%) Finance
2 35 (9.41%) Banking
3 20 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.49%) Marketing
5 7 (1.88%) Front Office
6 5 (1.34%) Advertising
7 4 (1.08%) Publishing
7 4 (1.08%) Back Office
8 3 (0.81%) Legal
8 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.81%) Retail
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 285 (76.61%) Developer
2 116 (31.18%) .NET Developer
3 81 (21.77%) C# Developer
4 51 (13.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (12.90%) Silverlight Developer
6 32 (8.60%) Designer
7 21 (5.65%) Web Developer
7 21 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.38%) WPF Developer
9 18 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (4.84%) User Experience Designer
10 17 (4.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (4.30%) Architect
12 14 (3.76%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.49%) CRM Developer
14 11 (2.96%) UI Designer
15 10 (2.69%) Team Leader
15 10 (2.69%) .NET Web Developer
16 9 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (72.85%) .NET
2 197 (52.96%) WPF
3 145 (38.98%) ASP.NET
4 129 (34.68%) WCF
5 111 (29.84%) HTML
6 87 (23.39%) .NET Framework
7 84 (22.58%) Web Services
8 73 (19.62%) XML
9 72 (19.35%) CSS
10 67 (18.01%) jQuery
11 58 (15.59%) REST
12 50 (13.44%) HTML5
13 42 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (10.75%) Ajax
15 37 (9.95%) SOAP
16 35 (9.41%) JSON
16 35 (9.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 30 (8.06%) WinForms
17 30 (8.06%) LINQ
18 22 (5.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (5.65%) N-Tier
3 18 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.76%) RIA
5 12 (3.23%) Derivative
6 11 (2.96%) Video on Demand
7 10 (2.69%) Open Source
8 8 (2.15%) Streaming Video
9 7 (1.88%) GIS
10 6 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.61%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.61%) Xbox
11 5 (1.34%) Kinect
11 5 (1.34%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.34%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.34%) IPTV
11 5 (1.34%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.08%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.08%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 82 (22.04%) Windows
2 32 (8.60%) Windows Phone
3 21 (5.65%) Linux
4 16 (4.30%) Windows Phone 8
5 7 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.88%) CentOS
6 6 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.34%) Android
8 4 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (0.81%) UNIX
10 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (25.27%) OO
2 91 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (23.39%) MVC
4 80 (21.51%) MVVM
5 78 (20.97%) TDD
6 70 (18.82%) Scrum
7 52 (13.98%) Unit Testing
8 45 (12.10%) CRM
9 31 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 30 (8.06%) SOA
11 28 (7.53%) BDD
12 26 (6.99%) UML
13 25 (6.72%) OOD
14 23 (6.18%) Workflow
15 17 (4.57%) Usability Testing
15 17 (4.57%) Validation
15 17 (4.57%) Web Development
15 17 (4.57%) OOP
16 16 (4.30%) Content Management
17 15 (4.03%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 269 (72.31%) C#
2 111 (29.84%) SQL
3 80 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 70 (18.82%) XAML
5 45 (12.10%) Java
6 35 (9.41%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.11%) Python
8 16 (4.30%) C++
9 15 (4.03%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.49%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.42%) VB
12 7 (1.88%) XPath
13 6 (1.61%) VB6
14 5 (1.34%) PHP
15 3 (0.81%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.81%) Ruby
15 3 (0.81%) C
16 2 (0.54%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (3.76%) Degree
2 5 (1.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.34%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.34%) ISEB
2 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) OCP
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) Puppet
1 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 103 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.17%) Oracle
3 27 (7.26%) Telerik
4 11 (2.96%) JBoss
5 10 (2.69%) ESRI
6 8 (2.15%) Infragistics
7 7 (1.88%) DevExpress
8 5 (1.34%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.08%) Sencha
10 3 (0.81%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.54%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.54%) Mercator
11 2 (0.54%) Adobe
11 2 (0.54%) IBM
12 1 (0.27%) VMware
12 1 (0.27%) Perforce
12 1 (0.27%) Cognos
12 1 (0.27%) Siebel
12 1 (0.27%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.27%) Sybase
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