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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Silverlight Developer
Rank 641 611 569
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 10 13 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.024% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.025% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 26
Median daily rate £520 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £316 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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
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 24 May 2016.

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 5 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 24 May 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 -11 10 £520 +9.47% 3
London -10 9 £530 -7.82% 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £350 -
Sunderland - 1 £350 -
North East - 1 £350 -

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 24 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 23 (95.83%) C#
3 22 (91.67%) .NET
4 18 (75.00%) XAML
5 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (50.00%) MVVM
7 11 (45.83%) TDD
7 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
8 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
9 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (37.50%) Scrum
10 8 (33.33%) High Availability
10 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 7 (29.17%) Moq
11 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 6 (25.00%) Fiddler
12 6 (25.00%) Telerik
12 6 (25.00%) HTML
12 6 (25.00%) MVC
12 6 (25.00%) Python
13 5 (20.83%) CSS
13 5 (20.83%) Unix
13 5 (20.83%) Linux
13 5 (20.83%) Subversion
13 5 (20.83%) Ruby

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (29.17%) Moq
4 6 (25.00%) Fiddler
4 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (20.83%) Subversion
6 3 (12.50%) NUnit
7 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (4.17%) MSTest
8 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 22 (91.67%) .NET
3 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) HTML5
6 4 (16.67%) WCF
6 4 (16.67%) WPF
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.33%) Web Services
9 1 (4.17%) jQuery
9 1 (4.17%) LINQ
9 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
9 1 (4.17%) Xamarin.iOS
9 1 (4.17%) XML
9 1 (4.17%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Streaming Video
3 2 (8.33%) Video on Demand
4 1 (4.17%) IPTV
4 1 (4.17%) Kinect
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) VUI
4 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) MVVM
3 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) High Availability
5 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) BDD
8 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (12.50%) Web Design
9 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.17%) DRM
10 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
10 1 (4.17%) Open Source
10 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) XAML
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) Ruby
5 5 (20.83%) Scala
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Telerik
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
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