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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 399 405 352
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -53
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 33 31 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.42% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 62
Median daily rate £413 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £410 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -
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
7315 7430 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.03% 31.45% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5515 5412 5163
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +43 5 £413 -17.50%
Bromley - 1 £325 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 41 (80.39%) .NET
2 38 (74.51%) C#
3 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (45.10%) TDD
5 22 (43.14%) Scrum
6 21 (41.18%) WCF
6 21 (41.18%) .NET Framework
7 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (35.29%) SQL
7 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 16 (31.37%) XAML
8 16 (31.37%) WPF
9 15 (29.41%) Finance
9 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 13 (25.49%) HTML
10 13 (25.49%) HTML5
10 13 (25.49%) MVVM
11 12 (23.53%) MVC
11 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
11 12 (23.53%) Oracle
11 12 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (21.57%) Entity Framework
12 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
12 11 (21.57%) NHibernate
13 10 (19.61%) Banking
13 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
13 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
14 9 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
14 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
14 9 (17.65%) SDLC

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
3 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.96%) MySQL
7 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Moq
2 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.73%) TeamCity
3 6 (11.76%) Fiddler
4 5 (9.80%) NUnit
4 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (7.84%) ReSharper
6 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.92%) Subversion
8 1 (1.96%) Bower
8 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.96%) FxCop
8 1 (1.96%) Grunt
8 1 (1.96%) JSHint
8 1 (1.96%) NDepend
8 1 (1.96%) StyleCop
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Front Office
4 5 (9.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Back Office
5 2 (3.92%) Games
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 22 (43.14%) .NET Developer
2 22 (43.14%) Silverlight Developer
3 18 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Agile Developer
6 6 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Agile Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Excel Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Excel VBA Developer
8 4 (7.84%) HTML Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Silverlight Developer
8 4 (7.84%) VBA Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (80.39%) .NET
2 21 (41.18%) .NET Framework
2 21 (41.18%) WCF
3 16 (31.37%) WPF
4 13 (25.49%) HTML
4 13 (25.49%) HTML5
5 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
6 11 (21.57%) Entity Framework
6 11 (21.57%) NHibernate
7 8 (15.69%) jQuery
8 6 (11.76%) Ajax
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.84%) WinForms
9 4 (7.84%) XML
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.88%) CSS
10 3 (5.88%) Web Services
10 3 (5.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (3.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (15.69%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.84%) Derivative
3 3 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Economics
4 2 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.92%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.92%) Xbox
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) IPTV
5 1 (1.96%) Kinect
5 1 (1.96%) RIA
5 1 (1.96%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.96%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) TDD
3 22 (43.14%) Scrum
4 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (25.49%) MVVM
6 12 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (23.53%) MVC
7 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
8 9 (17.65%) SDLC
8 9 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (15.69%) High Availability
9 8 (15.69%) Migration
9 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
10 7 (13.73%) BDD
10 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
11 5 (9.80%) OO
11 5 (9.80%) OOD
12 4 (7.84%) Pair Programming
12 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (74.51%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 16 (31.37%) XAML
4 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) VBA
6 2 (3.92%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Splunk
3 4 (7.84%) Sybase
3 4 (7.84%) Tableau
4 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
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