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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 354 298 200
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -98
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 60 133 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.53% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.68% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 111 198
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £352 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £616 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
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
7424 7911 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 31.63% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5184 5719 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.42 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +4 14 £513 -2.38% 5
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 100 (64.94%) C#
2 96 (62.34%) .NET
3 63 (40.91%) WPF
4 54 (35.06%) XAML
5 53 (34.42%) TDD
6 49 (31.82%) SQL
7 48 (31.17%) HTML
7 48 (31.17%) Microsoft
8 45 (29.22%) JavaScript
8 45 (29.22%) SQL Server
8 45 (29.22%) CSS
9 44 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 44 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 42 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (27.27%) MVVM
11 40 (25.97%) WCF
12 38 (24.68%) Banking
12 38 (24.68%) Finance
13 35 (22.73%) Web Services
14 29 (18.83%) Java
14 29 (18.83%) MVC
15 28 (18.18%) HTML5
16 27 (17.53%) REST
17 26 (16.88%) Visual Studio
17 26 (16.88%) Investment Banking
18 25 (16.23%) Oracle
18 25 (16.23%) Windows
18 25 (16.23%) SQL Server 2008
19 22 (14.29%) OO
20 20 (12.99%) Scrum

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 11 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (3.25%) IIS
3 4 (2.60%) ArcGIS
3 4 (2.60%) Node.js
4 3 (1.95%) SharePoint Foundation
4 3 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.95%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.95%) CMS
5 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Photoshop
1 16 (10.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.25%) MS Office
4 2 (1.30%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.90%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) Internet
2 2 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.79%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.65%) Big Data
10 1 (0.65%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.65%) OLAP
10 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (16.88%) Visual Studio
2 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Blend
3 12 (7.79%) JUnit
4 11 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (5.84%) MSTest
6 9 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 7 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (4.55%) NUnit
8 6 (3.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (3.25%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.25%) CruiseControl
10 4 (2.60%) Selenium
10 4 (2.60%) Hudson
10 4 (2.60%) QUnit
10 4 (2.60%) Build Forge
10 4 (2.60%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.95%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (24.68%) Banking
1 38 (24.68%) Finance
2 26 (16.88%) Investment Banking
3 10 (6.49%) Front Office
4 5 (3.25%) Publishing
5 2 (1.30%) Billing
5 2 (1.30%) German Language
5 2 (1.30%) Legal
5 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (79.87%) Developer
2 34 (22.08%) C# Developer
3 26 (16.88%) .NET Developer
4 24 (15.58%) Silverlight Developer
5 19 (12.34%) Senior Developer
5 19 (12.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (10.39%) Designer
7 14 (9.09%) CRM Developer
7 14 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.14%) UI Designer
9 8 (5.19%) Interface Designer
9 8 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (3.25%) WPF Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (1.95%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (62.34%) .NET
2 63 (40.91%) WPF
3 48 (31.17%) HTML
4 45 (29.22%) CSS
5 44 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 44 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 40 (25.97%) WCF
7 35 (22.73%) Web Services
8 28 (18.18%) HTML5
9 27 (17.53%) REST
10 19 (12.34%) XML
11 17 (11.04%) jQuery
11 17 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (10.39%) CSS3
12 16 (10.39%) AngularJS
13 14 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (9.09%) SOAP
14 13 (8.44%) Ajax
15 11 (7.14%) JSON
16 8 (5.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) Open Source
2 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.95%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.95%) Kinect
4 3 (1.95%) VUI
4 3 (1.95%) Xbox
4 3 (1.95%) GIS
4 3 (1.95%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.95%) Derivative
4 3 (1.95%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.30%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.30%) RIA
5 2 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.23%) Windows
2 12 (7.79%) Windows Phone
3 7 (4.55%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (3.90%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.60%) Android
6 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.30%) Linux
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.42%) TDD
2 42 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.27%) MVVM
3 29 (18.83%) MVC
4 22 (14.29%) OO
5 20 (12.99%) Scrum
6 19 (12.34%) CRM
7 17 (11.04%) Workflow
8 15 (9.74%) UML
8 15 (9.74%) BDD
9 14 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
9 14 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (8.44%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.79%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.49%) Regression Testing
12 10 (6.49%) SOA
13 8 (5.19%) Dependency Injection
14 7 (4.55%) Data Modelling
14 7 (4.55%) Multithreading
15 6 (3.90%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 100 (64.94%) C#
2 54 (35.06%) XAML
3 49 (31.82%) SQL
4 45 (29.22%) JavaScript
5 29 (18.83%) Java
6 12 (7.79%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.19%) Python
9 6 (3.90%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.25%) C++
10 5 (3.25%) C
11 4 (2.60%) VBA
12 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.30%) Ruby
13 2 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) Degree
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) OCP
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.65%) MCSA
3 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 48 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.23%) Oracle
3 15 (9.74%) JBoss
4 6 (3.90%) Infragistics
5 5 (3.25%) Adobe
6 4 (2.60%) ESRI
7 3 (1.95%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.30%) Charles River
8 2 (1.30%) IBM
8 2 (1.30%) HP
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.65%) Telerik
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago