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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 240 213 176
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -37
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 9 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.27% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 1.14% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 26
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£350 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
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
2295 2023 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.03% 24.02% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1091 1008
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 94
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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
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 28 January 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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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 -18 4 £350 -9.67% 1
Berkshire -1 2 - -
Kent -9 1 £350 +59.09% 2
Surrey -11 1 £350 -26.89% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £288 -28.12% 3
East Sussex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 29 (90.63%) C#
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 17 (53.13%) WCF
5 15 (46.88%) WPF
5 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (46.88%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (34.38%) Open Source
7 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 11 (34.38%) Web Services
8 10 (31.25%) Windows
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
9 9 (28.13%) REST
10 8 (25.00%) MVVM
10 8 (25.00%) TDD
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (18.75%) Puppet
12 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (18.75%) Scrum
12 6 (18.75%) HTML
13 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
13 5 (15.63%) Oracle
13 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Programmer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Silverlight Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Programmer
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) WCF
3 15 (46.88%) WPF
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (34.38%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) REST
6 6 (18.75%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.63%) Ajax
8 4 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET
9 3 (9.38%) MSMQ
9 3 (9.38%) RESTful
10 2 (6.25%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 2 (6.25%) FastCGI
10 2 (6.25%) LINQ
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 1 (3.13%) XSLT
11 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) MVVM
2 8 (25.00%) TDD
3 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) V-Model
7 2 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (6.25%) OOD
8 1 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (3.13%) Workflow
8 1 (3.13%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
5 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.38%) VB
6 3 (9.38%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) VB6
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (6.25%) Python
8 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) MCTS
1 2 (6.25%) MCITP
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Puppet
1 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
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