The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 301 217 201
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -16
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 92 177 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.82% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 2.85% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 132 195
Average daily rate £500 £525 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £54.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.44%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6877 6214 7689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.43% 28.72% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4962 4521 5077
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 66 84
Average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Silverlight
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 19 £500 +11.11% 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 112 (63.64%) .NET
2 104 (59.09%) C#
3 73 (41.48%) WPF
4 61 (34.66%) ASP.NET
5 54 (30.68%) HTML
6 49 (27.84%) SQL Server
7 48 (27.27%) Finance
8 45 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (25.00%) MVVM
10 41 (23.30%) SQL
11 40 (22.73%) OO
12 39 (22.16%) TDD
13 38 (21.59%) JavaScript
13 38 (21.59%) CSS
13 38 (21.59%) XML
13 38 (21.59%) XAML
14 37 (21.02%) Oracle
14 37 (21.02%) WCF
14 37 (21.02%) REST
15 34 (19.32%) .NET Framework
15 34 (19.32%) Scrum
15 34 (19.32%) Windows
16 33 (18.75%) Banking
17 32 (18.18%) MVC
18 31 (17.61%) Java
19 30 (17.05%) jQuery
19 30 (17.05%) Web Services
19 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
20 28 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (15.34%) Telerik

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (5.11%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.98%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.27%) CMS
5 3 (1.70%) ArcSDE
5 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.70%) Node.js
6 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.14%) IIS
6 2 (1.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Drupal
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.68%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (5.11%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.14%) MS Office
5 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) Quicktime
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Markit EDM
2 5 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) Internet
2 3 (1.70%) HTTP
3 2 (1.14%) SSL
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) LDAP
4 1 (0.57%) LAN
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.23%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.14%) DTS
7 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) OLAP
8 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.57%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (12.50%) Microsoft Blend
2 13 (7.39%) NUnit
2 13 (7.39%) Subversion
3 11 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.11%) Axure RP
5 9 (5.11%) JUnit
6 8 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (3.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (2.84%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.27%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.70%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.70%) Xcode
11 3 (1.70%) MSTest
11 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 48 (27.27%) Finance
2 33 (18.75%) Banking
3 21 (11.93%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.98%) Front Office
5 6 (3.41%) Marketing
6 4 (2.27%) Back Office
7 2 (1.14%) Publishing
7 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 129 (73.30%) Developer
2 53 (30.11%) .NET Developer
3 32 (18.18%) Silverlight Developer
4 31 (17.61%) C# Developer
5 23 (13.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (11.93%) Designer
7 15 (8.52%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.68%) Team Leader
8 10 (5.68%) User Experience Designer
8 10 (5.68%) UI Designer
9 9 (5.11%) Architect
10 8 (4.55%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Web Team Leader
11 7 (3.98%) Java Team Leader
12 6 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (3.41%) WPF Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (63.64%) .NET
2 73 (41.48%) WPF
3 61 (34.66%) ASP.NET
4 54 (30.68%) HTML
5 38 (21.59%) CSS
5 38 (21.59%) XML
6 37 (21.02%) WCF
6 37 (21.02%) REST
7 34 (19.32%) .NET Framework
8 30 (17.05%) Web Services
8 30 (17.05%) jQuery
9 28 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (13.64%) HTML5
11 23 (13.07%) Ajax
12 21 (11.93%) JSON
13 14 (7.95%) CSS3
14 13 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (5.68%) XACML
15 10 (5.68%) SOAP
16 9 (5.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) Derivative
2 11 (6.25%) Video on Demand
3 8 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.55%) Open Source
4 6 (3.41%) Xbox
4 6 (3.41%) GIS
4 6 (3.41%) Streaming Video
4 6 (3.41%) RIA
5 5 (2.84%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.84%) Kinect
5 5 (2.84%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.27%) Equities
6 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.70%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.32%) Windows
2 26 (14.77%) Windows Phone
3 16 (9.09%) Windows Phone 8
4 13 (7.39%) Linux
5 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.84%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.27%) Windows Phone 7
7 4 (2.27%) Android
8 2 (1.14%) UNIX
9 1 (0.57%) CentOS
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.00%) MVVM
3 40 (22.73%) OO
4 39 (22.16%) TDD
5 34 (19.32%) Scrum
6 32 (18.18%) MVC
7 24 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 22 (12.50%) SOA
9 21 (11.93%) UML
10 17 (9.66%) CRM
11 15 (8.52%) OOA/OOD
12 14 (7.95%) BDD
13 12 (6.82%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.82%) Project Management
14 10 (5.68%) Workflow
14 10 (5.68%) RAD
14 10 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (5.11%) Usability Testing
15 9 (5.11%) Validation
16 8 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 104 (59.09%) C#
2 41 (23.30%) SQL
3 38 (21.59%) JavaScript
3 38 (21.59%) XAML
4 31 (17.61%) Java
5 16 (9.09%) Python
6 6 (3.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.70%) C++
7 3 (1.70%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.70%) Ruby
7 3 (1.70%) XPath
7 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.57%) VB
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.57%) XQuery
9 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (4.55%) Degree
2 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) OCP
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 37 (21.02%) Oracle
2 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (15.34%) Telerik
4 11 (6.25%) JBoss
5 8 (4.55%) Infragistics
6 7 (3.98%) ESRI
7 5 (2.84%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.14%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe
9 1 (0.57%) Citrix
9 1 (0.57%) Apple
9 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) Mercator
9 1 (0.57%) Cognos
9 1 (0.57%) Siebel
9 1 (0.57%) IBM
9 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.57%) Perforce
9 1 (0.57%) VMware
9 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago