The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Silverlight Developer
Rank 401 407 385
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 5 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.019% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.020% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 18
Average daily rate £445 £490 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.18% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £478 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £558 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Silverlight Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20120 19835 20493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.52% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14240 14068 13851
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 331 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 18 (94.74%) .NET
3 16 (84.21%) C#
4 13 (68.42%) MVVM
5 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (63.16%) WPF
6 11 (57.89%) WCF
7 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
7 10 (52.63%) MVC
8 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
8 9 (47.37%) SQL
9 8 (42.11%) XAML
10 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
10 7 (36.84%) Banking
11 6 (31.58%) Back Office
11 6 (31.58%) Subversion
11 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
11 6 (31.58%) Logistics
11 6 (31.58%) Ajax
11 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
11 6 (31.58%) MSMQ
11 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
11 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (31.58%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 6 (31.58%) Web Application Development
11 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
11 6 (31.58%) User Stories
11 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) Fiddler
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Moq
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) MSTest
3 2 (10.53%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Back Office
2 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.53%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 18 (94.74%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) WPF
4 11 (57.89%) WCF
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
6 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
7 6 (31.58%) Ajax
7 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (31.58%) MSMQ
8 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) HTML5
10 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET
11 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Hedge funds
2 2 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.53%) Streaming Video
2 2 (10.53%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.26%) IPTV
3 1 (5.26%) RIA
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) MVVM
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 6 (31.58%) Logistics
4 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
4 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 6 (31.58%) User Stories
4 6 (31.58%) Web Application Development
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) High Availability
7 3 (15.79%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (10.53%) OOP
8 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) XAML
4 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
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