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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
England / London
Rank 391 373 371
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 12 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 23
Median daily rate £525 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £373 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
6701 6771 6307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.50% 32.38% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 5026 4739
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -19 3 £525 +7.69% 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) SQL
4 17 (68.00%) Banking
5 15 (60.00%) WPF
6 13 (52.00%) Investment Banking
7 12 (48.00%) Finance
7 12 (48.00%) HTML
8 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (44.00%) MVVM
9 10 (40.00%) WCF
9 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (40.00%) XAML
10 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (36.00%) MVC
10 9 (36.00%) HTML5
11 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (24.00%) Web Services
14 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
14 5 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 5 (20.00%) Fixed Income
14 5 (20.00%) TDD
14 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (20.00%) Ajax
14 5 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
14 5 (20.00%) 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) NUnit
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) JMeter
2 1 (4.00%) Jtest
2 1 (4.00%) MSTest
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (68.00%) Banking
2 13 (52.00%) Investment Banking
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 4 (16.00%) Back Office
4 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (16.00%) Front Office
5 3 (12.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Silverlight Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (16.00%) ASP Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
6 4 (16.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) CRM Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) WPF
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) WCF
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (36.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) Ajax
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (16.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) MSMQ
8 4 (16.00%) XML
9 3 (12.00%) RESTful
9 3 (12.00%) XML Messaging
9 3 (12.00%) XSD
9 3 (12.00%) XSL
10 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (8.00%) Reactive Extensions
11 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 5 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (16.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (8.00%) Economics
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Fintech
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (44.00%) MVVM
2 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (16.00%) AOP
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Logistics
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) User Stories
4 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) XAML
5 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SOASTA, Inc