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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 523 522 398
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -124
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 57 58 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.46% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 117
Average daily rate £375 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 19 £500 +5.26% 21
North West -2 17 £338 -25.00% 2
South East +6 14 £550 +57.14% 11
East of England - 5 £258 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £330 - 1
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 84 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 83 (59.29%) C#
3 82 (58.57%) .NET
4 75 (53.57%) SQL Server
5 70 (50.00%) HTML
6 65 (46.43%) WPF
7 60 (42.86%) HTML5
8 53 (37.86%) CSS
9 50 (35.71%) XAML
10 47 (33.57%) Microsoft
11 45 (32.14%) AngularJS
12 44 (31.43%) Visual Studio
13 42 (30.00%) Oracle
14 41 (29.29%) ASP.NET
14 41 (29.29%) User Experience
15 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (27.14%) MVC
17 36 (25.71%) Banking
17 36 (25.71%) MS Excel
18 29 (20.71%) IIS
18 29 (20.71%) SQL
18 29 (20.71%) Telerik
18 29 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
19 28 (20.00%) MS Office
20 26 (18.57%) Python
20 26 (18.57%) Investment Banking
20 26 (18.57%) Web Development
20 26 (18.57%) Finance
21 25 (17.86%) Subversion
21 25 (17.86%) RIA

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (20.71%) IIS
2 18 (12.86%) Node.js
3 5 (3.57%) CMS
3 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 28 (20.00%) MS Office
3 23 (16.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (10.71%) Photoshop
5 14 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.86%) IaaS
2 4 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (0.71%) GitHub
3 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) HTTP
2 5 (3.57%) BGP
2 5 (3.57%) OSPF
2 5 (3.57%) RIP
2 5 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.86%) DOCSIS
3 4 (2.86%) MPLS
3 4 (2.86%) SNMP
3 4 (2.86%) SSH
3 4 (2.86%) Telnet
3 4 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 44 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 25 (17.86%) Microsoft Blend
2 25 (17.86%) Subversion
3 18 (12.86%) Git (software)
4 17 (12.14%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.57%) NUnit
6 11 (7.86%) WebStorm
7 10 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.71%) Moq
9 6 (4.29%) MSTest
9 6 (4.29%) Selenium
10 4 (2.86%) Bower
10 4 (2.86%) Grunt
10 4 (2.86%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.86%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.43%) Fiddler
11 2 (1.43%) JIRA
11 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.71%) NDepend
12 1 (0.71%) StyleCop
General
1 36 (25.71%) Banking
2 26 (18.57%) Finance
2 26 (18.57%) Investment Banking
3 14 (10.00%) Front Office
4 10 (7.14%) Back Office
5 5 (3.57%) Games
6 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.43%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.43%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 129 (92.14%) Developer
2 60 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 56 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 51 (36.43%) Silverlight Developer
5 43 (30.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (15.00%) Software Developer
7 15 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (9.29%) XAML Developer
9 12 (8.57%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 12 (8.57%) UI Developer
10 11 (7.86%) Angular Developer
10 11 (7.86%) SQL Developer
10 11 (7.86%) UX Developer
11 9 (6.43%) HTML Developer
12 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.71%) WPF Developer
13 7 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (4.29%) ASP Developer
14 6 (4.29%) UI/UX Developer
15 5 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (58.57%) .NET
2 70 (50.00%) HTML
3 65 (46.43%) WPF
4 60 (42.86%) HTML5
5 53 (37.86%) CSS
6 45 (32.14%) AngularJS
7 41 (29.29%) ASP.NET
8 29 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (17.14%) WCF
10 20 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (13.57%) jQuery
12 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 14 (10.00%) React
14 8 (5.71%) Apache Thrift
14 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (5.71%) MSMQ
15 7 (5.00%) Ajax
15 7 (5.00%) LESS
16 6 (4.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.29%) User Experience
2 25 (17.86%) RIA
3 14 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.57%) DTV
5 5 (3.57%) IPTV
5 5 (3.57%) MPEG
5 5 (3.57%) Streaming Video
5 5 (3.57%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.14%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.14%) Life Science
8 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.71%) Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.29%) Unix
2 19 (13.57%) Linux
3 15 (10.71%) Mac OS X
3 15 (10.71%) Windows
4 5 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Phone
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.14%) MVC
3 26 (18.57%) Web Development
4 19 (13.57%) Front End Development
5 15 (10.71%) MVVM
5 15 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (10.71%) TDD
6 14 (10.00%) Web Design
7 12 (8.57%) OO
8 10 (7.14%) Logistics
8 10 (7.14%) Scrum
8 10 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.71%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 8 (5.71%) User Stories
11 7 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.00%) SOA
12 6 (4.29%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.29%) SDLC
12 6 (4.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 84 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 83 (59.29%) C#
3 50 (35.71%) XAML
4 29 (20.71%) SQL
5 26 (18.57%) Python
6 16 (11.43%) Ruby
6 16 (11.43%) Scala
7 13 (9.29%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.43%) C
10 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.71%) PhD
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Basel III
2 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.71%) EMIR
2 1 (0.71%) MiFID
Vendors
1 47 (33.57%) Microsoft
2 42 (30.00%) Oracle
3 29 (20.71%) Telerik
4 17 (12.14%) Adobe
5 7 (5.00%) DevExpress
6 5 (3.57%) Apple
7 4 (2.86%) Tektronix
8 1 (0.71%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.71%) Tableau
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