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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 404 396 332
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -64
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 29 31 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.43% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 74
Median daily rate £381 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £395 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £323 £351
% change year-on-year
+48.83% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.00
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
7013 7192 7136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.30% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5385 5227 5150
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 49 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.09 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +30 5 £413 -14.28%
Bromley - 1 £325 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 34 (72.34%) C#
3 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (46.81%) TDD
5 21 (44.68%) .NET Framework
6 20 (42.55%) Scrum
7 18 (38.30%) WCF
8 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
9 15 (31.91%) SQL
9 15 (31.91%) XAML
9 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (29.79%) WPF
10 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
11 13 (27.66%) Finance
12 12 (25.53%) HTML
12 12 (25.53%) Oracle
12 12 (25.53%) HTML5
12 12 (25.53%) MVVM
12 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
13 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
13 11 (23.40%) MVC
14 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
14 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
14 10 (21.28%) Entity Framework
14 10 (21.28%) NHibernate
15 8 (17.02%) Moq
15 8 (17.02%) jQuery
15 8 (17.02%) Windows
15 8 (17.02%) High Availability
15 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement

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 (6.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Moq
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.77%) Fiddler
3 6 (12.77%) SpecFlow
3 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
4 4 (8.51%) NUnit
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (8.51%) ReSharper
4 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Bower
5 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.13%) FxCop
5 1 (2.13%) Grunt
5 1 (2.13%) JSHint
5 1 (2.13%) NDepend
5 1 (2.13%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) WebStorm
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Front Office
3 2 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) Silverlight Developer
3 19 (40.43%) .NET Developer
4 16 (34.04%) C# Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Agile Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Excel Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Excel VBA Developer
9 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Agile Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 4 (8.51%) VBA Developer
10 3 (6.38%) HTML Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Silverlight Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Agile C# Developer
11 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 21 (44.68%) .NET Framework
3 18 (38.30%) WCF
4 14 (29.79%) WPF
5 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
5 12 (25.53%) HTML
5 12 (25.53%) HTML5
6 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
6 10 (21.28%) Entity Framework
6 10 (21.28%) NHibernate
7 8 (17.02%) jQuery
8 5 (10.64%) Ajax
8 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (10.64%) CSS
9 4 (8.51%) WinForms
10 3 (6.38%) Web Services
10 3 (6.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 3 (6.38%) XML
11 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.77%) Fixed Income
3 4 (8.51%) Derivative
4 3 (6.38%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) Streaming Video
5 2 (4.26%) Video on Demand
5 2 (4.26%) Xbox
6 1 (2.13%) Economics
6 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) iPad
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 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) TDD
3 20 (42.55%) Scrum
4 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.53%) MVVM
6 11 (23.40%) MVC
6 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (17.02%) High Availability
8 7 (14.89%) BDD
9 6 (12.77%) OO
9 6 (12.77%) SDLC
9 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.77%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) OOD
11 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) XAML
3 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) VBA
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Tableau
4 4 (8.51%) Splunk
4 4 (8.51%) Sybase
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) EPiServer