The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 555 481 510
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 32 63 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 63
Average daily rate £456 £530 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 9 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -125 25 £456 -13.91% 5
London -56 12 £500 -5.66% 2
City of London -18 2 - -
South West -22 1 £275 -50.00%
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 2
Leeds - 1 £350 - 2
Cheltenham - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 39 (69.64%) C#
3 37 (66.07%) .NET
4 25 (44.64%) MVVM
5 21 (37.50%) WPF
6 18 (32.14%) Web Services
7 17 (30.36%) XML
8 15 (26.79%) SQL
8 15 (26.79%) MVC
9 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 13 (23.21%) XAML
11 12 (21.43%) TDD
11 12 (21.43%) HTML
11 12 (21.43%) CRM
11 12 (21.43%) jQuery
11 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
11 12 (21.43%) HTML5
12 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
12 11 (19.64%) OO
13 10 (17.86%) Banking
13 10 (17.86%) Finance
14 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (16.07%) Telerik
14 9 (16.07%) Investment Banking
14 9 (16.07%) Ajax
14 9 (16.07%) Windows
14 9 (16.07%) Java
14 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
14 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
15 8 (14.29%) WCF

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) NUnit
2 3 (5.36%) Moq
2 3 (5.36%) MSTest
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.79%) CodeRush
4 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.79%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 10 (17.86%) Banking
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 37 (66.07%) .NET
3 21 (37.50%) WPF
4 18 (32.14%) Web Services
5 17 (30.36%) XML
6 12 (21.43%) HTML
6 12 (21.43%) jQuery
6 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 12 (21.43%) HTML5
7 9 (16.07%) Ajax
7 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.29%) WCF
8 8 (14.29%) REST
9 6 (10.71%) JSON
10 5 (8.93%) CSS
11 4 (7.14%) XNA
12 3 (5.36%) CSS3
12 3 (5.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (5.36%) Ninject
12 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Xbox
2 3 (5.36%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.36%) Kinect
2 3 (5.36%) IPTV
2 3 (5.36%) Open Source
3 2 (3.57%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.79%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Derivative
4 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) MVVM
2 15 (26.79%) MVC
3 12 (21.43%) TDD
3 12 (21.43%) CRM
4 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
4 11 (19.64%) OO
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) BDD
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.36%) Release Management
8 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (3.57%) OOD
9 2 (3.57%) DRM
9 2 (3.57%) OOP
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) C#
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 13 (23.21%) XAML
4 9 (16.07%) Java
4 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Telerik
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
North London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago