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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 281 245 243
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -2
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.083% 1.04% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 3
Average daily rate - £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2399 2313 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.90% 22.91% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1408 1259
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 49
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -6 2 - - 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) C#
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) MVC
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
4 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 11 (64.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (64.71%) HTML5
4 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
4 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
4 11 (64.71%) Oracle
5 8 (47.06%) Telerik
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Selenium
7 4 (23.53%) NUnit
7 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Moq
8 3 (17.65%) Video on Demand
8 3 (17.65%) Grunt
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) BGP
1 3 (17.65%) OSPF
1 3 (17.65%) RIP
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) DOCSIS
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
2 2 (11.76%) SNMP
2 2 (11.76%) SSH
2 2 (11.76%) Telnet
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Moq
2 4 (23.53%) NUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (17.65%) Bower
3 3 (17.65%) Grunt
3 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Games
1 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Angular Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 11 (64.71%) HTML5
3 11 (64.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) DTV
1 3 (17.65%) IPTV
1 3 (17.65%) MPEG
1 3 (17.65%) Streaming Video
1 3 (17.65%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Video Processing
3 2 (11.76%) DRM
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Telerik
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Adobe
4 3 (17.65%) Apple
5 2 (11.76%) Tektronix