The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 391 319 263
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -56
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 33 93 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 1.30% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 72 122
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£475 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £403 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £548 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.83% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
7217 7157 7283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.23% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 5147 5222
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -20 13 £494 -1.25% 6
Chiswick - 1 - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 63 (76.83%) C#
2 57 (69.51%) .NET
3 47 (57.32%) WPF
4 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (47.56%) SQL Server
5 39 (47.56%) Finance
6 32 (39.02%) SQL
7 29 (35.37%) ASP.NET
7 29 (35.37%) Banking
8 28 (34.15%) TDD
8 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
9 26 (31.71%) HTML
9 26 (31.71%) WCF
10 23 (28.05%) HTML5
11 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
11 22 (26.83%) Oracle
11 22 (26.83%) Relational Database
12 20 (24.39%) Investment Banking
13 19 (23.17%) NUnit
14 18 (21.95%) Scrum
15 17 (20.73%) XAML
15 17 (20.73%) CSS
16 16 (19.51%) OO
16 16 (19.51%) SOA
16 16 (19.51%) MVVM
17 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (18.29%) Web Services
18 14 (17.07%) MVC
19 13 (15.85%) BDD
20 12 (14.63%) Technical Architecture

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (10.98%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) Node.js
3 2 (2.44%) Lync
3 2 (2.44%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.44%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.44%) MS Office
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) DNS
3 2 (2.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.22%) SSL
4 1 (1.22%) DMZ
4 1 (1.22%) Intranet
4 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) VPN
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) Wireless
4 1 (1.22%) IPsec
4 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (47.56%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.83%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.41%) Data Mining
4 10 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (10.98%) Oracle Database
5 9 (10.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.66%) MySQL
7 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.44%) OLTP
8 2 (2.44%) Firebird
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) NUnit
2 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.41%) Visual Studio
4 10 (12.20%) Subversion
5 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (9.76%) Moq
7 7 (8.54%) ReSharper
8 5 (6.10%) Selenium
8 5 (6.10%) SpecFlow
9 4 (4.88%) NDepend
9 4 (4.88%) Grunt
9 4 (4.88%) JSHint
9 4 (4.88%) Bower
9 4 (4.88%) Maven
9 4 (4.88%) FxCop
9 4 (4.88%) StyleCop
9 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Blend
9 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.66%) JUnit
General
1 39 (47.56%) Finance
2 29 (35.37%) Banking
3 20 (24.39%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.98%) Front Office
5 2 (2.44%) Back Office
5 2 (2.44%) Legal
5 2 (2.44%) German Language
5 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (80.49%) Developer
2 35 (42.68%) C# Developer
3 25 (30.49%) .NET Developer
4 15 (18.29%) Senior Developer
5 14 (17.07%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (15.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Designer
7 6 (7.32%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.88%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.88%) WPF Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.44%) Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Consultant
10 2 (2.44%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (69.51%) .NET
2 47 (57.32%) WPF
3 29 (35.37%) ASP.NET
4 26 (31.71%) HTML
4 26 (31.71%) WCF
5 23 (28.05%) HTML5
6 17 (20.73%) CSS
7 15 (18.29%) Web Services
7 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (14.63%) AngularJS
8 12 (14.63%) LINQ
9 10 (12.20%) .NET Framework
9 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (10.98%) Apache Thrift
11 7 (8.54%) XACML
11 7 (8.54%) Reactive Extensions
12 6 (7.32%) Entity Framework
12 6 (7.32%) jQuery
12 6 (7.32%) J2EE
13 5 (6.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (9.76%) User Experience
2 8 (9.76%) Hedge funds
3 7 (8.54%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.44%) Equities
6 1 (1.22%) Economics
6 1 (1.22%) Derivative
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.22%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.22%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.22%) UNIX
5 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.15%) TDD
3 18 (21.95%) Scrum
4 16 (19.51%) OO
4 16 (19.51%) SOA
4 16 (19.51%) MVVM
5 14 (17.07%) MVC
6 13 (15.85%) BDD
7 12 (14.63%) Analytics
7 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.41%) SDLC
9 8 (9.76%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.54%) UML
10 7 (8.54%) Pair Programming
11 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.10%) Data Analytics
11 5 (6.10%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 63 (76.83%) C#
2 32 (39.02%) SQL
3 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.73%) XAML
5 10 (12.20%) Python
6 9 (10.98%) Java
7 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.66%) C++
8 3 (3.66%) VBA
8 3 (3.66%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.44%) PHP
9 2 (2.44%) VBScript
10 1 (1.22%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.22%) C
10 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.22%) VB6
10 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) MCSE
2 1 (1.22%) CISSP
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.22%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.22%) GridGain
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) XenApp
2 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.22%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.83%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) TIBCO
4 5 (6.10%) Informatica
4 5 (6.10%) Telerik
5 4 (4.88%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Sybase
6 2 (2.44%) InterSystems
6 2 (2.44%) Google
6 2 (2.44%) Adobe
6 2 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) Splunk
7 1 (1.22%) Tableau
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) AppSense
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