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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 531 394 324
Rank change year-on-year
-137 -70
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 55 162 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.34% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 1.20% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 111 174
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.83% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £50.50 £54.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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
14076 13491 12666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.17% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9611 8873 8150
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £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 209 195 315
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 July 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 July 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 -72 33 £475 -5.00% 18
South East -11 11 £288 -8.00% 2
West Midlands -2 5 £400 - 2
East Midlands -12 2 £310 +12.72% 1
South West -13 2 £300 -41.46% 3
East of England -24 1 £300 -29.41% 7
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Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 107 (75.35%) C#
1 107 (75.35%) .NET
2 68 (47.89%) WPF
3 62 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (42.25%) SQL
4 60 (42.25%) SQL Server
5 54 (38.03%) JavaScript
6 49 (34.51%) Finance
7 47 (33.10%) HTML
7 47 (33.10%) Microsoft
8 45 (31.69%) ASP.NET
9 42 (29.58%) WCF
10 41 (28.87%) TDD
11 36 (25.35%) Oracle
12 34 (23.94%) CSS
13 32 (22.54%) Banking
14 30 (21.13%) HTML5
15 29 (20.42%) Relational Database
15 29 (20.42%) MVC
15 29 (20.42%) Web Services
16 25 (17.61%) OO
16 25 (17.61%) Scrum
16 25 (17.61%) MVVM
17 24 (16.90%) XAML
18 23 (16.20%) Investment Banking
18 23 (16.20%) .NET Framework
19 20 (14.08%) NUnit
19 20 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
20 19 (13.38%) Windows
20 19 (13.38%) SOA

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (7.04%) IIS
2 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.82%) Node.js
4 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.41%) Lync
5 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.41%) CMS
5 2 (1.41%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.70%) JBoss
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.70%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.41%) MS Office
4 2 (1.41%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.70%) MS Project
5 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.41%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.93%) HTTP
2 4 (2.82%) Internet
3 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.11%) VPN
3 3 (2.11%) DNS
3 3 (2.11%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.41%) SSL
4 2 (1.41%) MPLS
4 2 (1.41%) OSPF
4 2 (1.41%) BGP
4 2 (1.41%) DOCSIS
4 2 (1.41%) Telnet
4 2 (1.41%) RIP
4 2 (1.41%) SNMP
4 2 (1.41%) SSH
4 2 (1.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.70%) Firewall
5 1 (0.70%) Wireless
5 1 (0.70%) IPsec
5 1 (0.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (42.25%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.42%) Relational Database
3 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (10.56%) Oracle Database
5 14 (9.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (9.86%) Data Mining
6 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.82%) MySQL
8 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.41%) OLTP
9 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.41%) Firebird
10 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (14.08%) NUnit
2 19 (13.38%) Visual Studio
3 16 (11.27%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.45%) Subversion
5 11 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.63%) Moq
7 7 (4.93%) ReSharper
8 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Blend
8 5 (3.52%) Selenium
8 5 (3.52%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.82%) Grunt
9 4 (2.82%) JSHint
9 4 (2.82%) Bower
9 4 (2.82%) FxCop
9 4 (2.82%) StyleCop
9 4 (2.82%) NDepend
9 4 (2.82%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.82%) Maven
10 3 (2.11%) JUnit
General
1 49 (34.51%) Finance
2 32 (22.54%) Banking
3 23 (16.20%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.34%) Front Office
5 2 (1.41%) Back Office
5 2 (1.41%) Legal
5 2 (1.41%) Advertising
5 2 (1.41%) Games
5 2 (1.41%) German Language
5 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (80.28%) Developer
2 57 (40.14%) C# Developer
3 46 (32.39%) .NET Developer
4 30 (21.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (11.27%) Senior Developer
6 14 (9.86%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (7.04%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (4.93%) WPF Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (4.23%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (4.23%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Silverlight Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Designer
10 6 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Analyst
12 4 (2.82%) Consultant
12 4 (2.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (75.35%) .NET
2 68 (47.89%) WPF
3 47 (33.10%) HTML
4 45 (31.69%) ASP.NET
5 42 (29.58%) WCF
6 34 (23.94%) CSS
7 30 (21.13%) HTML5
8 29 (20.42%) Web Services
9 23 (16.20%) .NET Framework
10 20 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (12.68%) jQuery
12 16 (11.27%) AngularJS
13 15 (10.56%) LINQ
13 15 (10.56%) Ajax
14 13 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (8.45%) Apache Thrift
15 12 (8.45%) NHibernate
15 12 (8.45%) XML
16 11 (7.75%) REST
17 10 (7.04%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (6.34%) User Experience
3 8 (5.63%) Hedge funds
3 8 (5.63%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.93%) Fixed Income
5 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.82%) Social Media
7 3 (2.11%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.41%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.41%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.41%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.41%) MPEG
8 2 (1.41%) DTV
8 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.41%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.41%) IPTV
8 2 (1.41%) Equities
8 2 (1.41%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.38%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.82%) Windows Phone
3 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.11%) Android
3 3 (2.11%) UNIX
3 3 (2.11%) Linux
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.87%) TDD
3 29 (20.42%) MVC
4 25 (17.61%) Scrum
4 25 (17.61%) OO
4 25 (17.61%) MVVM
5 19 (13.38%) SOA
6 16 (11.27%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.15%) BDD
8 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.45%) Analytics
10 11 (7.75%) SDLC
10 11 (7.75%) Unit Testing
11 10 (7.04%) UML
12 9 (6.34%) Web Development
12 9 (6.34%) Open Source
13 8 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (5.63%) Integration Testing
13 8 (5.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 107 (75.35%) C#
2 60 (42.25%) SQL
3 54 (38.03%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.90%) XAML
5 15 (10.56%) PL/SQL
6 14 (9.86%) Python
6 14 (9.86%) T-SQL
7 12 (8.45%) Java
8 6 (4.23%) C++
8 6 (4.23%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.82%) COBOL
9 4 (2.82%) VBA
10 3 (2.11%) VB
10 3 (2.11%) PHP
10 3 (2.11%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (1.41%) VBScript
11 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) MCSE
2 1 (0.70%) CISSP
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.70%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.70%) GridGain
2 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) XenApp
2 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) Puppet
1 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (33.10%) Microsoft
2 36 (25.35%) Oracle
3 8 (5.63%) TIBCO
3 8 (5.63%) Telerik
4 5 (3.52%) Adobe
4 5 (3.52%) Informatica
5 4 (2.82%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.82%) IBM
6 3 (2.11%) Apple
6 3 (2.11%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.41%) VMware
7 2 (1.41%) InterSystems
7 2 (1.41%) Google
7 2 (1.41%) Tektronix
7 2 (1.41%) Citrix
7 2 (1.41%) Sybase
8 1 (0.70%) SAP
8 1 (0.70%) Splunk
8 1 (0.70%) Tableau
8 1 (0.70%) DevExpress
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