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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 420 388 390
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 17 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 39
Median daily rate £490 £448 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.49% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £308 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+31.94% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
7814 7508 7500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.54% 32.09% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5788 5578 5411
Median daily rate £450 £438 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 41
Median hourly rate £46.00 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +1 4 - - 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 39 (84.78%) .NET
2 35 (76.09%) C#
3 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (47.83%) WCF
5 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
6 19 (41.30%) Finance
7 18 (39.13%) HTML
7 18 (39.13%) WPF
8 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
8 15 (32.61%) HTML5
8 15 (32.61%) Banking
9 14 (30.43%) TDD
9 14 (30.43%) .NET Framework
9 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 14 (30.43%) Scrum
10 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
10 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
11 12 (26.09%) SDLC
12 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (23.91%) Entity Framework
12 11 (23.91%) Investment Banking
12 11 (23.91%) NHibernate
13 10 (21.74%) Oracle
13 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
14 9 (19.57%) MVC
14 9 (19.57%) XAML
15 8 (17.39%) Migration
15 8 (17.39%) Fixed Income

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 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.87%) Data Mining
5 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.17%) MySQL
7 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) TeamCity
2 5 (10.87%) NUnit
2 5 (10.87%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.52%) ReSharper
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) Jtest
6 1 (2.17%) Moq
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Banking
3 11 (23.91%) Investment Banking
4 6 (13.04%) Front Office
5 5 (10.87%) Back Office
6 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (6.52%) Publishing
8 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 26 (56.52%) .NET Developer
3 16 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 14 (30.43%) Silverlight Developer
5 12 (26.09%) Senior Developer
6 11 (23.91%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (13.04%) SQL Developer
9 5 (10.87%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (10.87%) Agile Developer
9 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (10.87%) Senior Agile Developer
9 5 (10.87%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 4 (8.70%) ASP Developer
10 4 (8.70%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 4 (8.70%) HTML Developer
10 4 (8.70%) Senior Silverlight Developer
11 3 (6.52%) Excel Developer
11 3 (6.52%) Excel VBA Developer
11 3 (6.52%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) .NET
2 22 (47.83%) WCF
3 18 (39.13%) HTML
3 18 (39.13%) WPF
4 15 (32.61%) HTML5
5 14 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
7 11 (23.91%) Entity Framework
7 11 (23.91%) NHibernate
8 8 (17.39%) Ajax
9 7 (15.22%) jQuery
10 6 (13.04%) CSS
10 6 (13.04%) XML
11 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
11 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (10.87%) Web Services
12 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.70%) MSMQ
13 3 (6.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Fixed Income
2 5 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.70%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.52%) Derivative
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) Economics
5 2 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) Scrum
2 14 (30.43%) TDD
3 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (26.09%) SDLC
4 12 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
5 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (19.57%) MVC
7 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 8 (17.39%) Migration
7 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.04%) MVVM
9 5 (10.87%) BDD
9 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) AOP
10 4 (8.70%) CRM
10 4 (8.70%) Kanban
10 4 (8.70%) Logistics
10 4 (8.70%) OO
10 4 (8.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) XAML
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) VBA
7 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Splunk
3 4 (8.70%) Tableau
4 3 (6.52%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.17%) SOASTA, Inc