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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 437 332 258
Rank change year-on-year
-105 -74
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 146 248 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.51% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.74% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 177 283
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
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
14233 14232 14533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 29.24% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9178 9341 9068
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 246 342
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 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Silverlight Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
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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 -56 61 £488 -7.18% 24
West Midlands -13 20 £460 +11.51% 8
East of England -20 18 £375 -16.66% 7
South East -14 16 £300 -14.28% 7
Yorkshire -17 15 £375 +25.00% 15
East Midlands +4 10 £376 +25.41% 7
South West -44 5 £350 -41.66% 4
North West -2 2 £325 +8.33% 13
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 230 (73.72%) C#
2 222 (71.15%) .NET
3 138 (44.23%) WPF
4 133 (42.63%) SQL Server
5 119 (38.14%) ASP.NET
6 106 (33.97%) SQL
7 105 (33.65%) JavaScript
8 103 (33.01%) WCF
9 96 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 93 (29.81%) HTML
10 93 (29.81%) Web Services
11 88 (28.21%) TDD
12 85 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
13 80 (25.64%) CSS
14 78 (25.00%) MVVM
15 76 (24.36%) MVC
16 73 (23.40%) .NET Framework
17 66 (21.15%) XAML
18 60 (19.23%) CRM
19 57 (18.27%) Dynamics CRM
20 56 (17.95%) Windows
21 52 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
22 49 (15.71%) Finance
23 46 (14.74%) jQuery
23 46 (14.74%) HTML5
24 45 (14.42%) XML
24 45 (14.42%) Visual Studio
25 43 (13.78%) SharePoint
26 42 (13.46%) Banking
27 41 (13.14%) REST

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (13.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.85%) IIS
2 12 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (2.24%) CMS
7 6 (1.92%) ArcGIS
8 5 (1.60%) Node.js
9 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.96%) SharePoint Foundation
10 3 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.32%) Drupal
11 1 (0.32%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (5.45%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.24%) MS Office
4 5 (1.60%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 57 (18.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.92%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.49%) Internet
2 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.32%) HTTP
4 1 (0.32%) SMS
4 1 (0.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (42.63%) SQL Server
2 52 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.60%) OLAP
11 4 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.96%) DTS
12 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.64%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 45 (14.42%) Visual Studio
2 39 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (7.05%) Microsoft Blend
4 18 (5.77%) MSTest
5 16 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (3.85%) JUnit
7 11 (3.53%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 9 (2.88%) NUnit
9 8 (2.56%) QUnit
9 8 (2.56%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (2.24%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.92%) Subversion
11 6 (1.92%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.60%) CruiseControl
13 4 (1.28%) Selenium
13 4 (1.28%) Build Forge
13 4 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (15.71%) Finance
2 42 (13.46%) Banking
3 27 (8.65%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.21%) Front Office
5 8 (2.56%) Retail
6 4 (1.28%) Publishing
6 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Billing
7 2 (0.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 259 (83.01%) Developer
2 78 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 66 (21.15%) C# Developer
4 40 (12.82%) Silverlight Developer
5 39 (12.50%) CRM Developer
6 34 (10.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (9.29%) Senior Developer
8 26 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 20 (6.41%) Software Developer
10 17 (5.45%) Designer
11 14 (4.49%) Web Developer
11 14 (4.49%) Java Developer
12 12 (3.85%) UI Designer
13 11 (3.53%) Microsoft Developer
13 11 (3.53%) Applications Developer
13 11 (3.53%) Consultant
14 10 (3.21%) SharePoint Developer
14 10 (3.21%) WPF Developer
15 9 (2.88%) Interface Designer
15 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (71.15%) .NET
2 138 (44.23%) WPF
3 119 (38.14%) ASP.NET
4 103 (33.01%) WCF
5 93 (29.81%) HTML
5 93 (29.81%) Web Services
6 80 (25.64%) CSS
7 73 (23.40%) .NET Framework
8 46 (14.74%) jQuery
8 46 (14.74%) HTML5
9 45 (14.42%) XML
10 41 (13.14%) REST
11 37 (11.86%) SOAP
12 36 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (10.26%) Ajax
14 30 (9.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 21 (6.73%) AngularJS
16 19 (6.09%) CSS3
17 17 (5.45%) XSLT
18 16 (5.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.41%) Open Source
2 16 (5.13%) iPad
3 15 (4.81%) N-Tier
4 11 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.88%) RIA
6 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.92%) GIS
8 5 (1.60%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.28%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.96%) SCADA
10 3 (0.96%) VUI
10 3 (0.96%) Kinect
10 3 (0.96%) Xbox
10 3 (0.96%) Derivative
10 3 (0.96%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.96%) Clustering
11 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.95%) Windows
2 15 (4.81%) Windows Phone
3 9 (2.88%) Windows Phone 8
4 7 (2.24%) Android
5 6 (1.92%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.28%) Linux
8 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (28.21%) TDD
2 85 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (25.00%) MVVM
4 76 (24.36%) MVC
5 60 (19.23%) CRM
6 38 (12.18%) Unit Testing
7 37 (11.86%) OO
8 35 (11.22%) Workflow
8 35 (11.22%) Scrum
9 24 (7.69%) UML
10 22 (7.05%) Software Engineering
11 21 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (6.73%) Migration
12 19 (6.09%) BDD
12 19 (6.09%) Data Migration
12 19 (6.09%) E-Commerce
13 17 (5.45%) System Testing
13 17 (5.45%) Web Development
13 17 (5.45%) SOA
13 17 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 230 (73.72%) C#
2 106 (33.97%) SQL
3 105 (33.65%) JavaScript
4 66 (21.15%) XAML
5 39 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 30 (9.62%) Java
7 18 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.81%) VB.NET
9 11 (3.53%) C++
10 9 (2.88%) Python
11 6 (1.92%) VBA
11 6 (1.92%) C
11 6 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.60%) VB6
12 5 (1.60%) VB
13 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.96%) ActionScript 2.0
13 3 (0.96%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.64%) Perl
14 2 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (6.73%) Degree
2 16 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.21%) MCITP
4 7 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.64%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.32%) OCP
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 96 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.54%) Oracle
3 15 (4.81%) JBoss
4 9 (2.88%) Telerik
5 7 (2.24%) Infragistics
6 6 (1.92%) ESRI
7 5 (1.60%) Adobe
8 3 (0.96%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.64%) Charles River
9 2 (0.64%) IBM
9 2 (0.64%) HP
10 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.32%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.32%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.32%) Sybase
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Staffworx Ltd
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Real Staffing
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Real Staffing
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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