The first table below looks at the demand for the Silverlight Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 236 227 236
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.035% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.038% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8433 7851 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 92.74% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4584 4045 4124
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 547 641
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Silverlight Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Silverlight Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Silverlight Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Silverlight Developer across the South East region.

Silverlight Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Silverlight Developer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Silverlight Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Moq
3 2 (50.00%) Ninject
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Silverlight Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) Moq
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Ninject
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft