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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 266 238 212
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -26
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 9 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.090% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.73% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
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
2611 2339 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.04% 25.16% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1704 1324 1298
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 63
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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
Surrey -5 8 £425 +61.90%
Berkshire -6 1 £475 +26.66%
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (93.33%) C#
2 27 (90.00%) .NET
3 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (56.67%) HTML
4 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
5 16 (53.33%) CSS
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (33.33%) Python
9 9 (30.00%) Oracle
9 9 (30.00%) TDD
9 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (30.00%) HTML5
9 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
10 8 (26.67%) Apache Thrift
10 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
10 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
10 8 (26.67%) XACML
10 8 (26.67%) Banking
10 8 (26.67%) MVC
10 8 (26.67%) Telerik
10 8 (26.67%) Investment Banking
10 8 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (26.67%) Windows
10 8 (26.67%) SQL
10 8 (26.67%) SOA
10 8 (26.67%) Data Mining
11 6 (20.00%) Web Development

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) RIP
1 2 (6.67%) SNMP
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
1 2 (6.67%) MPLS
1 2 (6.67%) OSPF
1 2 (6.67%) BGP
1 2 (6.67%) DOCSIS
1 2 (6.67%) Telnet
1 2 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (26.67%) Data Mining
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.33%) MySQL
7 1 (3.33%) MS Access
7 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (26.67%) Banking
1 8 (26.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Developer
3 16 (53.33%) C# Developer
4 15 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.67%) CRM Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) AWS Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) CSS
4 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (30.00%) HTML5
6 8 (26.67%) XACML
6 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (26.67%) Apache Thrift
7 6 (20.00%) jQuery
7 6 (20.00%) WCF
8 5 (16.67%) WPF
8 5 (16.67%) Ajax
8 5 (16.67%) NHibernate
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services
10 3 (10.00%) XML
10 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (10.00%) REST
10 3 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.67%) MPEG
2 2 (6.67%) DTV
2 2 (6.67%) Streaming Video
2 2 (6.67%) STB
2 2 (6.67%) IPTV
2 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.67%) Video on Demand
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) SOA
3 8 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (20.00%) Web Development
4 6 (20.00%) Open Source
5 5 (16.67%) MVVM
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.33%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.67%) Video Processing
8 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (6.67%) DRM
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
8 2 (6.67%) Validation
8 2 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) Tcl
6 1 (3.33%) XAML
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 8 (26.67%) Telerik
4 3 (10.00%) Adobe
5 2 (6.67%) Apple
5 2 (6.67%) Tektronix
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Infragistics