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 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Silverlight Developer
Rank 606 575 554
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 5 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.033% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.036% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 25
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£320 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £368 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £590 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.22%
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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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
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 7 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 28 July 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
England -39 5 £320 -36.00% 1
East Midlands 0 4 £310 -
Leicester - 3 £300 -
Leicestershire - 3 £300 -
London -10 1 £393 -21.69%
Nottingham - 1 £320 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £320 -

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) WPF
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) XAML
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) LINQ
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (11.11%) MVVM
6 1 (11.11%) RIA
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) RIA
2 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (11.11%) MVVM
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) OOP
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) XAML
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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