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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 421 368 334
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -34
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 18 51 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.73% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 67
Average daily rate £530 £494 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
7236 6957 6991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.44% 30.54% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5476 4952 5080
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 £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 30
Average hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +34 1 - - 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 30 (63.83%) XAML
2 29 (61.70%) C#
3 27 (57.45%) .NET
4 23 (48.94%) AngularJS
5 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
5 21 (44.68%) WPF
6 19 (40.43%) Finance
7 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (38.30%) Banking
8 17 (36.17%) HTML
9 16 (34.04%) HTML5
10 15 (31.91%) MVVM
10 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
10 15 (31.91%) Node.js
11 14 (29.79%) User Experience
11 14 (29.79%) Front End Development
11 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
12 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
12 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
12 13 (27.66%) React
13 12 (25.53%) TDD
13 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
13 12 (25.53%) Adobe
13 12 (25.53%) Photoshop
13 12 (25.53%) CSS
13 12 (25.53%) Adobe Illustrator
13 12 (25.53%) MVC
13 12 (25.53%) Front Office
14 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
14 11 (23.40%) Cross-Browser Development

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (31.91%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (25.53%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) IaaS
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
2 11 (23.40%) WebStorm
3 9 (19.15%) Moq
4 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
5 6 (12.77%) Fiddler
6 3 (6.38%) Subversion
7 2 (4.26%) NUnit
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.13%) Bower
8 1 (2.13%) FxCop
8 1 (2.13%) Grunt
8 1 (2.13%) JSHint
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (2.13%) MSTest
8 1 (2.13%) NDepend
8 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.13%) StyleCop
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 18 (38.30%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Front Office
4 10 (21.28%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.38%) Back Office
5 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Silverlight Developer
3 13 (27.66%) C# Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) UX Developer
5 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) HTML Developer
5 6 (12.77%) XAML Developer
6 5 (10.64%) UI Developer
7 4 (8.51%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (8.51%) UI/UX Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.26%) ASP Developer
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Excel Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.26%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) .NET
2 23 (48.94%) AngularJS
3 21 (44.68%) WPF
4 17 (36.17%) HTML
5 16 (34.04%) HTML5
6 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
7 13 (27.66%) React
8 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
8 12 (25.53%) CSS
9 7 (14.89%) LESS
10 6 (12.77%) WCF
11 5 (10.64%) Ajax
11 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (10.64%) Sass
12 4 (8.51%) jQuery
12 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (4.26%) MSMQ
13 2 (4.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) User Experience
2 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.51%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.26%) Streaming Video
5 2 (4.26%) Video on Demand
5 2 (4.26%) Xbox
6 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.13%) IPTV
6 1 (2.13%) Kinect
6 1 (2.13%) RIA
6 1 (2.13%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.13%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) MVVM
3 14 (29.79%) Front End Development
4 12 (25.53%) MVC
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 11 (23.40%) Cross-Browser Development
5 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.02%) High Availability
8 6 (12.77%) Workflow
9 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.51%) OO
10 4 (8.51%) Web Development
11 3 (6.38%) AOP
11 3 (6.38%) BDD
12 2 (4.26%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 2 (4.26%) Logistics
12 2 (4.26%) User Stories
12 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) XAML
2 29 (61.70%) C#
3 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) C
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Adobe
3 7 (14.89%) DevExpress
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.13%) Tableau
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