The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Silverlight Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Silverlight Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Silverlight Developer
Rank - 592 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Silverlight Developer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £575 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Silverlight Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Silverlight Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Silverlight Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Silverlight Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Silverlight Developer within the UK.

Senior Silverlight Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Silverlight Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising

Senior Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Silverlight Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft