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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 400 344 362
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 12 45 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 43 53
Average daily rate £500 £530 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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
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 18 April 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
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England

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 21 (67.74%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) .NET
3 16 (51.61%) XML
4 15 (48.39%) Web Services
4 15 (48.39%) MVVM
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) XAML
6 11 (35.48%) WPF
7 10 (32.26%) jQuery
7 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Finance
7 10 (32.26%) TDD
7 10 (32.26%) Banking
7 10 (32.26%) CRM
8 9 (29.03%) OO
8 9 (29.03%) Java
8 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
9 8 (25.81%) MVC
9 8 (25.81%) Telerik
10 7 (22.58%) Ajax
10 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 7 (22.58%) HTML
10 7 (22.58%) Windows
10 7 (22.58%) Project Management
10 7 (22.58%) REST
10 7 (22.58%) HTML5
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Phone
11 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) NUnit
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.23%) CodeRush
2 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
1 10 (32.26%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 21 (67.74%) .NET
3 16 (51.61%) XML
4 15 (48.39%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) WPF
6 10 (32.26%) jQuery
7 7 (22.58%) Ajax
7 7 (22.58%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) REST
7 7 (22.58%) HTML5
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
9 4 (12.90%) JSON
9 4 (12.90%) XNA
10 3 (9.68%) CSS3
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (9.68%) WCF
10 3 (9.68%) CSS
11 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (3.23%) WinRT
12 1 (3.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Xbox
2 3 (9.68%) Kinect
2 3 (9.68%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
1 7 (22.58%) Windows Phone
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) MVVM
2 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
2 10 (32.26%) CRM
3 9 (29.03%) OO
4 8 (25.81%) MVC
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) Release Management
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) DRM
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
9 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.23%) Memory Management
9 1 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) XAML
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Telerik
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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