The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 429 376 374
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -2
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 7 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% 0.64% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 33 39
Median daily rate £388 £488 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -0.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £320 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
7493 7448 7378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.09% 32.95% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5641 5637 5605
Median daily rate £451 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Silverlight as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 1 - - 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) C#
3 21 (67.74%) SQL
4 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
6 14 (45.16%) Banking
6 14 (45.16%) WPF
7 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (41.94%) Technical Analysis
7 13 (41.94%) HTML
7 13 (41.94%) SDLC
8 12 (38.71%) Investment Banking
8 12 (38.71%) XAML
8 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (35.48%) WCF
9 11 (35.48%) Finance
9 11 (35.48%) TDD
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
10 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 10 (32.26%) Scrum
10 10 (32.26%) HTML5
11 9 (29.03%) MVVM
11 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
11 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
11 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
12 8 (25.81%) Fixed Income
13 7 (22.58%) Migration
13 7 (22.58%) Front Office
13 7 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (22.58%) Oracle

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) TeamCity
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Jtest
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 14 (45.16%) Banking
2 12 (38.71%) Investment Banking
3 11 (35.48%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) Front Office
5 4 (12.90%) Back Office
5 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (9.68%) Publishing
7 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 19 (61.29%) .NET Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Silverlight Developer
4 9 (29.03%) C# Developer
4 9 (29.03%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (29.03%) Senior Developer
5 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Developer
6 5 (16.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Agile Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
7 4 (12.90%) ASP Developer
7 4 (12.90%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 4 (12.90%) HTML Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Silverlight Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) WPF
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
4 11 (35.48%) WCF
5 10 (32.26%) HTML5
6 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
6 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
6 7 (22.58%) NHibernate
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 6 (19.35%) jQuery
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.13%) XML
9 4 (12.90%) Ajax
9 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (12.90%) CSS
9 4 (12.90%) MSMQ
10 3 (9.68%) Reactive Extensions
10 3 (9.68%) RESTful
10 3 (9.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Fixed Income
2 7 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (12.90%) Economics
3 4 (12.90%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.45%) Fintech
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (41.94%) SDLC
2 13 (41.94%) Technical Analysis
3 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (35.48%) TDD
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
6 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
6 9 (29.03%) MVVM
6 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
7 7 (22.58%) Migration
8 6 (19.35%) MVC
9 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
10 4 (12.90%) AOP
10 4 (12.90%) CRM
10 4 (12.90%) Logistics
10 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
10 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
10 4 (12.90%) User Stories
10 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 12 (38.71%) XAML
5 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SOASTA, Inc
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