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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 391 381 330
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -51
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 17 34 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.54% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 58
Average daily rate £488 £483 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £628 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
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
6644 6332 6493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.37% 29.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4952 4713 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +33 2 £431 -9.21% 3
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 40 (62.50%) .NET
2 36 (56.25%) C#
2 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 35 (54.69%) WPF
4 33 (51.56%) XAML
5 29 (45.31%) HTML
6 28 (43.75%) Banking
6 28 (43.75%) AngularJS
7 26 (40.63%) HTML5
8 23 (35.94%) Finance
9 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
9 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
10 20 (31.25%) SQL
10 20 (31.25%) WCF
11 19 (29.69%) CSS
12 18 (28.13%) MVC
12 18 (28.13%) Investment Banking
13 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (26.56%) Front End Development
14 16 (25.00%) User Experience
14 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 16 (25.00%) Visual Studio
15 15 (23.44%) Photoshop
15 15 (23.44%) MVVM
16 14 (21.88%) Node.js
16 14 (21.88%) React
16 14 (21.88%) Front Office
16 14 (21.88%) Adobe Illustrator
17 13 (20.31%) Adobe
18 12 (18.75%) OO

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (21.88%) Node.js
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Photoshop
2 14 (21.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.13%) MS Office
4 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) IaaS
2 4 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) BGP
1 1 (1.56%) DOCSIS
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) MPLS
1 1 (1.56%) OSPF
1 1 (1.56%) RIP
1 1 (1.56%) SNMP
1 1 (1.56%) SSH
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.56%) Telnet
1 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) DTS
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (17.19%) WebStorm
3 7 (10.94%) NUnit
3 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.38%) MSTest
4 6 (9.38%) Subversion
5 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.69%) Moq
7 2 (3.13%) Fiddler
7 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.56%) JIRA
8 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 28 (43.75%) Banking
2 23 (35.94%) Finance
3 18 (28.13%) Investment Banking
4 14 (21.88%) Front Office
5 9 (14.06%) Back Office
6 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.13%) Games
7 2 (3.13%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (1.56%) Advertising
8 1 (1.56%) Marketing
8 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (92.19%) Developer
2 29 (45.31%) .NET Developer
3 22 (34.38%) C# Developer
4 17 (26.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (26.56%) Silverlight Developer
5 15 (23.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (15.63%) UI Developer
6 10 (15.63%) XAML Developer
7 9 (14.06%) HTML Developer
7 9 (14.06%) SQL Developer
7 9 (14.06%) UX Developer
8 8 (12.50%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 6 (9.38%) ASP Developer
10 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.81%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (7.81%) WPF Developer
11 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
11 4 (6.25%) UI/UX Developer
12 3 (4.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (62.50%) .NET
2 35 (54.69%) WPF
3 29 (45.31%) HTML
4 28 (43.75%) AngularJS
5 26 (40.63%) HTML5
6 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 20 (31.25%) WCF
8 19 (29.69%) CSS
9 14 (21.88%) React
10 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (14.06%) jQuery
13 8 (12.50%) MSMQ
13 8 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (10.94%) Ajax
14 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (10.94%) LESS
15 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
16 5 (7.81%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.69%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) IPTV
4 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.13%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.13%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) DTV
5 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) MPEG
5 1 (1.56%) RIA
5 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows Phone
3 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.56%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) MVC
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) Front End Development
3 15 (23.44%) MVVM
4 12 (18.75%) OO
5 11 (17.19%) TDD
6 10 (15.63%) Web Development
7 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 8 (12.50%) User Stories
9 6 (9.38%) Logistics
9 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.38%) Web Application Development
9 6 (9.38%) Workflow
10 5 (7.81%) Scrum
11 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (6.25%) OOD
11 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) C#
2 33 (51.56%) XAML
3 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 20 (31.25%) SQL
5 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Basel III
1 1 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.56%) EMIR
1 1 (1.56%) MiFID
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) Adobe
3 7 (10.94%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) Tektronix
5 1 (1.56%) Telerik
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