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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 353 324 200
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -124
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 49 80 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.36% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 1.20% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 53 149
Average daily rate
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£500 £498 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.00
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
6364 6665 6048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.76% 29.75% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4598 4750 4433
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 43 50
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £29.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £49.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +11 8 £475 -9.52% 13
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Bromley - - - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 75 (80.65%) C#
2 68 (73.12%) .NET
3 59 (63.44%) WPF
4 49 (52.69%) SQL Server
5 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (46.24%) Finance
6 34 (36.56%) Banking
6 34 (36.56%) SQL
7 32 (34.41%) HTML
7 32 (34.41%) TDD
8 31 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 29 (31.18%) JavaScript
10 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
10 28 (30.11%) WCF
11 26 (27.96%) HTML5
11 26 (27.96%) Scrum
12 24 (25.81%) Oracle
13 23 (24.73%) SOA
14 22 (23.66%) OO
15 21 (22.58%) NUnit
16 20 (21.51%) Investment Banking
16 20 (21.51%) Java
16 20 (21.51%) Relational Database
17 19 (20.43%) MVVM
18 18 (19.35%) CSS
19 17 (18.28%) MVC
20 16 (17.20%) XAML
20 16 (17.20%) Web Services
20 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC
21 15 (16.13%) .NET Framework

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (10.75%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (6.45%) IIS
3 3 (3.23%) Node.js
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.15%) JBoss
4 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.08%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.08%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.08%) IPsec
3 1 (1.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.08%) DMZ
3 1 (1.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (52.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.51%) Relational Database
3 14 (15.05%) Data Mining
4 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.15%) DTS
8 2 (2.15%) Big Data
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.08%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (22.58%) NUnit
2 12 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio
5 8 (8.60%) Subversion
6 6 (6.45%) Moq
7 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (4.30%) JUnit
8 4 (4.30%) Mockito
8 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.30%) ReSharper
9 3 (3.23%) Bower
9 3 (3.23%) Grunt
9 3 (3.23%) Maven
9 3 (3.23%) Selenium
9 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.15%) StyleCop
10 2 (2.15%) NDepend
10 2 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 43 (46.24%) Finance
2 34 (36.56%) Banking
3 20 (21.51%) Investment Banking
4 13 (13.98%) Front Office
5 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.15%) Back Office
6 2 (2.15%) German Language
7 1 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (90.32%) Developer
2 45 (48.39%) C# Developer
3 32 (34.41%) .NET Developer
4 21 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Senior C# Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (6.45%) WPF Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.30%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Silverlight Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.15%) Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (73.12%) .NET
2 59 (63.44%) WPF
3 32 (34.41%) HTML
4 31 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 28 (30.11%) WCF
6 26 (27.96%) HTML5
7 18 (19.35%) CSS
8 16 (17.20%) Web Services
8 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (16.13%) .NET Framework
10 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
11 11 (11.83%) J2EE
12 10 (10.75%) XACML
12 10 (10.75%) Spring
12 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (8.60%) XML
14 8 (8.60%) LINQ
15 7 (7.53%) Reactive Extensions
15 7 (7.53%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (8.60%) Hedge funds
2 8 (8.60%) User Experience
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.30%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.23%) Economics
5 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.23%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.23%) Equities
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Open Source
6 2 (2.15%) RIA
6 2 (2.15%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.15%) Statistical Arbitrage
6 2 (2.15%) Derivative
6 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) Windows Phone
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.41%) TDD
3 26 (27.96%) Scrum
4 23 (24.73%) SOA
5 22 (23.66%) OO
6 19 (20.43%) MVVM
7 17 (18.28%) MVC
8 12 (12.90%) OOD
8 12 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.68%) BDD
9 9 (9.68%) Pair Programming
10 8 (8.60%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.53%) UML
11 7 (7.53%) Change Management
12 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.38%) Analytics
12 5 (5.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 75 (80.65%) C#
2 34 (36.56%) SQL
3 29 (31.18%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.51%) Java
5 16 (17.20%) XAML
6 11 (11.83%) Python
7 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.30%) C++
9 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) XPath
10 1 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) C
10 1 (1.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.08%) VB
10 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) GridGain
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Control-M
1 1 (1.08%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.81%) Oracle
3 12 (12.90%) TIBCO
4 8 (8.60%) Telerik
5 2 (2.15%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) Nintex
6 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.08%) Splunk
6 1 (1.08%) Tableau
6 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.08%) Informatica
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago