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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 379 357 303
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -54
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 45 59 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.24% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.79% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 105
Average daily rate
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£450 £499 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
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
7497 7460 8105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.65% 30.78% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5514 5232 5855
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 54
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +16 18 £450 -12.19% 6
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 69 (80.23%) C#
2 58 (67.44%) .NET
3 51 (59.30%) WPF
4 49 (56.98%) SQL Server
5 39 (45.35%) WCF
6 33 (38.37%) Finance
6 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (34.88%) SQL
8 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
9 24 (27.91%) TDD
10 23 (26.74%) MVVM
11 21 (24.42%) OO
12 20 (23.26%) HTML
12 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET
12 20 (23.26%) Banking
13 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
13 18 (20.93%) XAML
14 17 (19.77%) Visual Studio
14 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
14 17 (19.77%) SOA
15 16 (18.60%) MS Excel
15 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (17.44%) NUnit
16 15 (17.44%) CSS
16 15 (17.44%) Web Services
17 14 (16.28%) LINQ
17 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (15.12%) HTML5
18 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (9.30%) IIS
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) Node.js
4 3 (3.49%) Lync
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.33%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.16%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.81%) MS Office
4 3 (3.49%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.49%) Acrobat
4 3 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) HTTP
1 6 (6.98%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) DNS
3 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
4 1 (1.16%) IPsec
4 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.16%) VPN
4 1 (1.16%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.16%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (56.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.33%) OLTP
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.33%) MySQL
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.16%) Firebird
9 1 (1.16%) DTS
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Visual Studio
2 16 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (17.44%) NUnit
4 10 (11.63%) Moq
5 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.30%) Subversion
6 6 (6.98%) ReSharper
7 5 (5.81%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.65%) NDepend
8 4 (4.65%) Grunt
8 4 (4.65%) JSHint
8 4 (4.65%) Bower
8 4 (4.65%) Selenium
8 4 (4.65%) Maven
8 4 (4.65%) FxCop
8 4 (4.65%) StyleCop
9 3 (3.49%) Fiddler
9 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Blend
9 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (38.37%) Finance
2 20 (23.26%) Banking
3 12 (13.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.81%) Front Office
5 4 (4.65%) Back Office
6 3 (3.49%) Retail
7 2 (2.33%) Legal
7 2 (2.33%) Advertising
7 2 (2.33%) German Language
8 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (81.40%) Developer
2 36 (41.86%) C# Developer
3 28 (32.56%) .NET Developer
4 18 (20.93%) Senior Developer
5 14 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (15.12%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Silverlight Developer
8 8 (9.30%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.81%) WPF Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Designer
10 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Architect
11 3 (3.49%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.49%) UI Designer
11 3 (3.49%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Senior Silverlight Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Lead Architect
12 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (67.44%) .NET
2 51 (59.30%) WPF
3 39 (45.35%) WCF
4 20 (23.26%) HTML
4 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET
5 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
6 15 (17.44%) CSS
6 15 (17.44%) Web Services
7 14 (16.28%) LINQ
8 13 (15.12%) HTML5
9 11 (12.79%) Entity Framework
10 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
11 9 (10.47%) jQuery
12 8 (9.30%) ADO.NET
13 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (6.98%) CSS3
15 5 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (5.81%) Spring
15 5 (5.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (5.81%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.81%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.49%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) Equities
6 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.91%) TDD
3 23 (26.74%) MVVM
4 21 (24.42%) OO
5 17 (19.77%) SOA
6 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing
8 12 (13.95%) Scrum
8 12 (13.95%) BDD
8 12 (13.95%) Analytics
9 11 (12.79%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (12.79%) UML
9 11 (12.79%) MVC
10 9 (10.47%) Pair Programming
11 7 (8.14%) SDLC
12 6 (6.98%) Extreme Programming
12 6 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (6.98%) OOP
13 5 (5.81%) Data Analytics
14 4 (4.65%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 69 (80.23%) C#
2 30 (34.88%) SQL
3 18 (20.93%) XAML
4 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.47%) Java
6 5 (5.81%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) VBA
7 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.49%) ANSI SQL
7 3 (3.49%) VBScript
8 2 (2.33%) C++
8 2 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VB6
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) MOS
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) MCSE
3 1 (1.16%) CISSP
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) XenApp
2 2 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.33%) WMI
3 1 (1.16%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.12%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.65%) Informatica
5 3 (3.49%) IBM
5 3 (3.49%) Google
5 3 (3.49%) Adobe
5 3 (3.49%) Citrix
6 2 (2.33%) Sybase
6 2 (2.33%) InterSystems
6 2 (2.33%) VMware
6 2 (2.33%) AppSense
6 2 (2.33%) Splunk
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