The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills 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 over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 378 340 262
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -78
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 36 80 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 1.09% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 62 136
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.75 -
Silverlight
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7353 7326 7682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.22% 31.02% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5348 5215 5537
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 80
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in London

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in London

Silverlight
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram in London

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in London

Silverlight
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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 -4 15 £488 -2.50% 3
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 70 (79.55%) C#
2 61 (69.32%) .NET
3 52 (59.09%) WPF
4 44 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 40 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (43.18%) Finance
7 34 (38.64%) SQL
8 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 31 (35.23%) WCF
10 29 (32.95%) TDD
10 29 (32.95%) Banking
11 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET
12 26 (29.55%) HTML
13 22 (25.00%) HTML5
13 22 (25.00%) MVVM
13 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 21 (23.86%) XAML
14 21 (23.86%) NUnit
14 21 (23.86%) Investment Banking
14 21 (23.86%) Relational Database
15 20 (22.73%) Oracle
16 18 (20.45%) OO
16 18 (20.45%) SOA
17 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
17 17 (19.32%) CSS
17 17 (19.32%) Scrum
17 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (18.18%) Web Services
18 16 (18.18%) Visual Studio
19 15 (17.05%) BDD

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (10.23%) IIS
2 5 (5.68%) Node.js
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) Lync
4 2 (2.27%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.14%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 3 (3.41%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) HTTP
2 4 (4.55%) Internet
3 3 (3.41%) DNS
4 2 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.14%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) Wireless
5 1 (1.14%) IPsec
5 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.14%) VPN
5 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.14%) SSL
5 1 (1.14%) DMZ
5 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.86%) Relational Database
3 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database
5 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (10.23%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.41%) MySQL
6 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.27%) OLTP
7 2 (2.27%) Firebird
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (23.86%) NUnit
2 16 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 12 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (12.50%) Subversion
4 11 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.23%) Moq
6 8 (9.09%) ReSharper
7 6 (6.82%) Selenium
7 6 (6.82%) SpecFlow
8 5 (5.68%) NDepend
8 5 (5.68%) Grunt
8 5 (5.68%) JSHint
8 5 (5.68%) Bower
8 5 (5.68%) FxCop
8 5 (5.68%) StyleCop
9 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Blend
9 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.55%) Maven
10 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.41%) JUnit
General
1 38 (43.18%) Finance
2 29 (32.95%) Banking
3 21 (23.86%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.23%) Front Office
5 2 (2.27%) Back Office
5 2 (2.27%) German Language
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (81.82%) Developer
2 38 (43.18%) C# Developer
3 26 (29.55%) .NET Developer
4 19 (21.59%) Senior Developer
5 15 (17.05%) Senior C# Developer
6 14 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Designer
7 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.68%) WPF Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.55%) UI Designer
9 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Silverlight Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Lead Data Architect
11 2 (2.27%) Analyst
11 2 (2.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (69.32%) .NET
2 52 (59.09%) WPF
3 31 (35.23%) WCF
4 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET
5 26 (29.55%) HTML
6 22 (25.00%) HTML5
7 17 (19.32%) CSS
8 16 (18.18%) Web Services
9 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
11 12 (13.64%) LINQ
11 12 (13.64%) AngularJS
12 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (10.23%) Entity Framework
13 8 (9.09%) Apache Thrift
13 8 (9.09%) jQuery
14 7 (7.95%) Reactive Extensions
15 6 (6.82%) XACML
16 5 (5.68%) CSS3
16 5 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (9.09%) User Experience
2 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.82%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.27%) Equities
5 2 (2.27%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.14%) Economics
6 1 (1.14%) Derivative
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.14%) UNIX
5 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.14%) Android
5 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.95%) TDD
3 22 (25.00%) MVVM
4 18 (20.45%) OO
4 18 (20.45%) SOA
5 17 (19.32%) Scrum
5 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (17.05%) BDD
7 14 (15.91%) MVC
8 13 (14.77%) Analytics
9 12 (13.64%) SDLC
10 11 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 9 (10.23%) UML
11 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.23%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (5.68%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (79.55%) C#
2 34 (38.64%) SQL
3 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.86%) XAML
5 9 (10.23%) Python
5 9 (10.23%) Java
6 8 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.41%) VBScript
7 3 (3.41%) C++
7 3 (3.41%) VBA
7 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.41%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.14%) VB6
9 1 (1.14%) Ruby
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) VB
9 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) MOS
3 1 (1.14%) MCSE
3 1 (1.14%) CISSP
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) XenApp
2 2 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.27%) WMI
3 1 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.73%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.55%) IBM
4 4 (4.55%) Informatica
5 3 (3.41%) Telerik
5 3 (3.41%) Google
5 3 (3.41%) Adobe
5 3 (3.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.27%) Sybase
6 2 (2.27%) InterSystems
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
6 2 (2.27%) AppSense
6 2 (2.27%) Splunk
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