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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 591 551 511
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 15 28 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.053% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.057% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 70
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£395 £450 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £312 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £625 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +17.30%
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -31 15 £395 -12.22% 4
Yorkshire +4 5 £395 +31.66% 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £395 - 1
South East -15 4 £350 -9.67% 1
Sheffield - 4 £395 - 1
London +5 2 £488 -7.23%
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 38 (79.17%) C#
3 34 (70.83%) .NET
4 19 (39.58%) TDD
4 19 (39.58%) MVVM
5 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 17 (35.42%) WPF
7 13 (27.08%) Web Services
8 12 (25.00%) XAML
8 12 (25.00%) Banking
9 11 (22.92%) SQL
10 10 (20.83%) WCF
10 10 (20.83%) Oracle
11 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.75%) Finance
11 9 (18.75%) Investment Banking
11 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 6 (12.50%) HTML
12 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.50%) HTML5
13 5 (10.42%) BDD
13 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
14 4 (8.33%) Scrum
14 4 (8.33%) MVC
14 4 (8.33%) Windows
15 3 (6.25%) NCover
15 3 (6.25%) jQuery
15 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (6.25%) OOP

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) OLAP
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) NUnit
1 3 (6.25%) NCover
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12 (25.00%) Banking
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 34 (70.83%) .NET
3 17 (35.42%) WPF
4 13 (27.08%) Web Services
5 10 (20.83%) WCF
6 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.50%) HTML
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (12.50%) HTML5
8 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.25%) jQuery
10 2 (4.17%) REST
10 2 (4.17%) XML
10 2 (4.17%) CSS
10 2 (4.17%) ADO.NET
10 2 (4.17%) Ajax
10 2 (4.17%) XNA
10 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 2 (4.17%) JSON
11 1 (2.08%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) IPTV
2 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) RIA
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Kinect
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Xbox
3 1 (2.08%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
2 2 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) TDD
1 19 (39.58%) MVVM
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) BDD
4 4 (8.33%) Scrum
4 4 (8.33%) MVC
5 3 (6.25%) OOP
5 3 (6.25%) OO
5 3 (6.25%) CRM
5 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
6 2 (4.17%) OOD
6 2 (4.17%) Release Management
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.08%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.08%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) SOA
7 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) C#
2 12 (25.00%) XAML
3 11 (22.92%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Telerik
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