The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills 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 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 232 237 219
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 19 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.52% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 9
Average daily rate
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£316 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £383 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2200 2117 1988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 23.57% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1200 1073
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 123
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Silverlight
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 across the South East region.

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Silverlight
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Berkshire +3 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire -17 4 £425 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £324 -
Surrey +13 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £288 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (88.57%) C#
1 31 (88.57%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) WCF
4 14 (40.00%) WPF
4 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 12 (34.29%) Web Services
7 11 (31.43%) TDD
8 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
8 9 (25.71%) CSS
9 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle
9 8 (22.86%) Open Source
9 8 (22.86%) MVVM
10 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 7 (20.00%) Scrum
10 7 (20.00%) MVC
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (17.14%) jQuery
11 6 (17.14%) Ajax
11 6 (17.14%) Web Development
11 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
11 6 (17.14%) Windows
11 6 (17.14%) MSMQ
12 5 (14.29%) OO
12 5 (14.29%) N-Tier

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SSH
1 2 (5.71%) MPLS
1 2 (5.71%) OSPF
1 2 (5.71%) BGP
1 2 (5.71%) DOCSIS
1 2 (5.71%) Telnet
1 2 (5.71%) RIP
1 2 (5.71%) SNMP
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) MS Access
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (5.71%) Games
1 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) .NET Developer
3 15 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 14 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (8.57%) Programmer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) .NET
2 15 (42.86%) WCF
3 14 (40.00%) WPF
4 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) Web Services
5 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
5 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 6 (17.14%) jQuery
6 6 (17.14%) Ajax
6 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
6 6 (17.14%) MSMQ
7 5 (14.29%) NHibernate
7 5 (14.29%) REST
8 3 (8.57%) XML
8 3 (8.57%) HTML5
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.71%) Apache Thrift
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (5.71%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.43%) Social Media
3 2 (5.71%) Video on Demand
3 2 (5.71%) IPTV
3 2 (5.71%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.71%) STB
3 2 (5.71%) DTV
3 2 (5.71%) MPEG
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) TDD
3 8 (22.86%) Open Source
3 8 (22.86%) MVVM
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) MVC
5 6 (17.14%) Web Development
6 5 (14.29%) OO
6 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.71%) Video Processing
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Validation
8 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.71%) DRM
8 2 (5.71%) CRM
8 2 (5.71%) UML
8 2 (5.71%) SOA
9 1 (2.86%) ETL
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) C#
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.57%) VB
6 3 (8.57%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) VB6
7 2 (5.71%) XAML
7 2 (5.71%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.86%) VBA
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Puppet
1 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe
3 3 (8.57%) Infragistics
4 2 (5.71%) Tektronix
4 2 (5.71%) Telerik
4 2 (5.71%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
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