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 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 410 410 329
Rank change year-on-year
0 -81
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 4 23 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.091% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.098% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 66
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £313 £381
% change year-on-year
+26.40% -18.03%
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
22433 23506 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.34% 93.09% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15862 16190 15310
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 404 538
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
City of London +7 1 £475 -11.62%
Silverlight Developer
England

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 17 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 15 (88.24%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) TDD
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) WPF
7 6 (35.29%) WCF
7 6 (35.29%) MVVM
7 6 (35.29%) XAML
8 5 (29.41%) Banking
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
10 3 (17.65%) NUnit
10 3 (17.65%) Release Management
10 3 (17.65%) NCover
10 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
10 3 (17.65%) Scrum
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
11 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
11 2 (11.76%) XML
11 2 (11.76%) Windows
11 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
11 2 (11.76%) CRM
11 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
11 2 (11.76%) Open Source

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) NUnit
1 3 (17.65%) NCover
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) WPF
4 6 (35.29%) WCF
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) XNA
7 1 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
1 2 (11.76%) Xbox
1 2 (11.76%) Kinect
1 2 (11.76%) VUI
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) TDD
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) MVVM
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) Greeks
6 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) XAML
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Siebel
3 1 (5.88%) Telerik