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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 229 212 214
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 17 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 1.41% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £292 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.69% +7.50%
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
2237 2265 2475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.45% 25.84% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1286 1235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 77
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +15 6 £375 - 1
Surrey -7 6 £263 -27.58% 1
Oxfordshire -5 4 £300 -22.58%
Hampshire -5 2 £245 -34.66%
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 25 (89.29%) C#
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (53.57%) WPF
4 13 (46.43%) HTML
5 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 11 (39.29%) WCF
7 10 (35.71%) CSS
7 10 (35.71%) SQL
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) MVC
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (28.57%) MVVM
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (25.00%) Web Services
10 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 6 (21.43%) ADO.NET
10 6 (21.43%) Ajax
10 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (17.86%) REST
11 5 (17.86%) HTML5
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (14.29%) Web Development
12 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 4 (14.29%) WF
12 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) InfoPath
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
1 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Silverlight Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) WPF Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) WPF
3 13 (46.43%) HTML
4 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 11 (39.29%) WCF
6 10 (35.71%) CSS
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (21.43%) ADO.NET
8 6 (21.43%) Ajax
9 5 (17.86%) REST
9 5 (17.86%) HTML5
10 4 (14.29%) WF
10 4 (14.29%) WinForms
10 4 (14.29%) Flash
10 4 (14.29%) XSLT
11 3 (10.71%) XML
11 3 (10.71%) XHTML
11 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (10.71%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (28.57%) MVVM
2 6 (21.43%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) Web Development
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) Workflow
3 4 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (10.71%) OOD
4 3 (10.71%) Content Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) ActionScript
5 3 (10.71%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) MCITP
1 1 (3.57%) MCTS
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) ESRI