The first table below looks at the demand for the Silverlight Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 389 383 328
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 13 21 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.087% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.094% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 73
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£500 £544 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -2.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £449 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21546 22422 24477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.78% 92.46% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14798 15261 15876
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 472 642
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Silverlight Developer
England

Silverlight Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Silverlight Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Silverlight Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Silverlight Developer across the London region.

Silverlight Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Silverlight Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Silverlight Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Silverlight Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight Developer across the London region.

Silverlight Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Silverlight Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
City of London +30 4 £500 +5.26%
Silverlight Developer
England

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Silverlight Developer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 23 (92.00%) C#
3 22 (88.00%) .NET
4 13 (52.00%) MVVM
5 12 (48.00%) TDD
5 12 (48.00%) Banking
6 11 (44.00%) Web Services
7 10 (40.00%) XAML
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (36.00%) Oracle
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) Finance
8 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
8 9 (36.00%) WPF
9 7 (28.00%) WCF
10 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.00%) HTML
11 4 (16.00%) HTML5
12 3 (12.00%) NCover
12 3 (12.00%) BDD
12 3 (12.00%) MVC
12 3 (12.00%) Scrum
12 3 (12.00%) CRM
12 3 (12.00%) NUnit
12 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
13 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
13 2 (8.00%) VB.NET

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Silverlight Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) NUnit
1 3 (12.00%) NCover
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 12 (48.00%) Banking
2 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 22 (88.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) Web Services
4 9 (36.00%) WPF
5 7 (28.00%) WCF
6 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 1 (4.00%) XML
9 1 (4.00%) JSON
9 1 (4.00%) MDX
9 1 (4.00%) XNA
9 1 (4.00%) WinRT
9 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) RIA
2 1 (4.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) MVVM
2 12 (48.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.00%) Greeks
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Use Case
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) XAML
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Telerik