The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Silverlight Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 597 555 537
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 15 31 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.063% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 55
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£395 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Silverlight Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Silverlight Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Silverlight Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Silverlight Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Silverlight Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Silverlight Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Silverlight Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Silverlight Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Silverlight Developer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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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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
England -25 15 £395 -12.22% 3
South East +6 5 £350 +3.32%
Yorkshire +3 5 £395 +31.66% 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £395 -
Sheffield - 4 £395 -
London 0 2 £475 -5.00% 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 2
Leeds - - - - 1

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 Silverlight Developer in their job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 39 (79.59%) C#
3 34 (69.39%) .NET
4 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (40.82%) TDD
4 20 (40.82%) MVVM
5 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
6 17 (34.69%) WPF
7 12 (24.49%) XAML
7 12 (24.49%) Web Services
8 11 (22.45%) SQL
8 11 (22.45%) Banking
9 10 (20.41%) WCF
10 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
10 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
10 9 (18.37%) Oracle
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.24%) HTML
13 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
13 6 (12.24%) HTML5
13 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.20%) BDD
14 5 (10.20%) Windows
14 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
15 4 (8.16%) Scrum
15 4 (8.16%) MVC
15 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
16 3 (6.12%) Windows Phone
16 3 (6.12%) jQuery

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 Silverlight Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) NCover
1 3 (6.12%) NUnit
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.04%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 11 (22.45%) Banking
2 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
3 8 (16.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 34 (69.39%) .NET
3 17 (34.69%) WPF
4 12 (24.49%) Web Services
5 10 (20.41%) WCF
6 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.24%) HTML
7 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
7 6 (12.24%) HTML5
8 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.12%) jQuery
9 3 (6.12%) XNA
9 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 3 (6.12%) XML
10 2 (4.08%) CSS
10 2 (4.08%) ADO.NET
10 2 (4.08%) Ajax
10 2 (4.08%) JSON
10 2 (4.08%) REST
11 1 (2.04%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) IPTV
3 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.08%) Open Source
3 2 (4.08%) Xbox
3 2 (4.08%) VUI
3 2 (4.08%) Kinect
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) RIA
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (40.82%) TDD
1 20 (40.82%) MVVM
2 5 (10.20%) BDD
3 4 (8.16%) Scrum
3 4 (8.16%) MVC
3 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.12%) Release Management
4 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
4 3 (6.12%) OOP
4 3 (6.12%) OO
4 3 (6.12%) CRM
5 2 (4.08%) OOD
5 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Management
5 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.04%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.04%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.04%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) C#
2 12 (24.49%) XAML
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Telerik
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