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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 422 384 374
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -10
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 23 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.100% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.53% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 43
Median daily rate £495 £450 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £365 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
7728 7530 7402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.55% 31.74% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5741 5533 5172
Median daily rate £450 £440 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 50
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.71 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +11 3 - - 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (81.63%) .NET
2 38 (77.55%) C#
3 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 22 (44.90%) WCF
5 20 (40.82%) TDD
5 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
6 19 (38.78%) Scrum
7 18 (36.73%) Finance
7 18 (36.73%) WPF
7 18 (36.73%) .NET Framework
8 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (30.61%) HTML
10 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 14 (28.57%) XAML
11 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
11 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
11 13 (26.53%) HTML5
11 13 (26.53%) Banking
12 12 (24.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (22.45%) SDLC
13 11 (22.45%) Technical Analysis
13 11 (22.45%) NHibernate
13 11 (22.45%) MVVM
13 11 (22.45%) Entity Framework
13 11 (22.45%) Oracle
14 10 (20.41%) MVC
15 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
15 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
16 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering

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 (6.12%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.20%) Data Mining
4 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.04%) MySQL
8 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 5 (10.20%) Moq
2 5 (10.20%) NUnit
2 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.12%) Fiddler
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) ReSharper
4 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
3 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
4 6 (12.24%) Front Office
5 4 (8.16%) Back Office
6 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
7 2 (4.08%) Publishing
8 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (87.76%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) .NET Developer
3 20 (40.82%) C# Developer
4 18 (36.73%) Silverlight Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Senior Developer
6 10 (20.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Agile Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Senior Agile Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Excel Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Excel VBA Developer
10 4 (8.16%) HTML Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Senior Silverlight Developer
10 4 (8.16%) VBA Developer
11 3 (6.12%) ASP Developer
11 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (81.63%) .NET
2 22 (44.90%) WCF
3 18 (36.73%) .NET Framework
3 18 (36.73%) WPF
4 15 (30.61%) HTML
5 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
5 13 (26.53%) HTML5
6 11 (22.45%) Entity Framework
6 11 (22.45%) NHibernate
7 8 (16.33%) Ajax
8 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.29%) jQuery
9 6 (12.24%) XML
10 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (8.16%) CSS
10 4 (8.16%) Web Services
10 4 (8.16%) WinForms
11 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (6.12%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Fixed Income
2 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.16%) Derivative
3 4 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.12%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.08%) Economics
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
6 1 (2.04%) Kinect
6 1 (2.04%) RIA
6 1 (2.04%) VUI
6 1 (2.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) TDD
3 19 (38.78%) Scrum
4 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (22.45%) MVVM
6 11 (22.45%) SDLC
6 11 (22.45%) Technical Analysis
7 10 (20.41%) MVC
8 8 (16.33%) Migration
8 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.29%) BDD
9 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
10 5 (10.20%) High Availability
10 5 (10.20%) OO
10 5 (10.20%) OOD
11 4 (8.16%) Kanban
11 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.57%) XAML
4 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Splunk
3 4 (8.16%) Sybase
3 4 (8.16%) Tableau
4 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
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