The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Silverlight Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Silverlight Developer
Rank 643 633 610
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 5 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.046% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.049% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 17
Median daily rate £625 £396 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.72% +0.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Silverlight Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Silverlight Developer in the job title.

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
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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 5 £625 +57.72%
London -15 5 £625 +47.05%
City of London +21 4 - -

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Silverlight Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Silverlight Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) C#
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 7 (43.75%) WCF
8 6 (37.50%) WPF
8 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
8 6 (37.50%) MVVM
8 6 (37.50%) Scrum
8 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 5 (31.25%) Back Office
9 5 (31.25%) MVC
9 5 (31.25%) HTML
9 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 5 (31.25%) Banking
9 5 (31.25%) HTML5
9 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework
9 5 (31.25%) NHibernate
9 5 (31.25%) TDD
9 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (25.00%) jQuery
10 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
10 4 (25.00%) Subversion
10 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (25.00%) Logistics

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
3 2 (12.50%) NUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Moq
4 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Back Office
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) WCF
4 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) WPF
5 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) NHibernate
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) MSMQ
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (12.50%) Xamarin.iOS
9 1 (6.25%) Autofac
9 1 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) MVVM
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (25.00%) AOP
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Logistics
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) XAML
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau