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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 553 535 499
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 19 31 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.061% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.066% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 80
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £423 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
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
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -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 22 July 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 8 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 22 July 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 -18 19 £500 +5.26% 3
London +8 13 £500 -8.04%
City of London +24 4 £500 +5.26%
Yorkshire - 2 £395 - 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £395 - 2
Sheffield - 1 £395 - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 1

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 51 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 40 (78.43%) C#
3 39 (76.47%) .NET
4 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
5 21 (41.18%) MVVM
6 19 (37.25%) WPF
7 15 (29.41%) TDD
7 15 (29.41%) .NET Framework
8 14 (27.45%) Web Services
9 12 (23.53%) SQL
9 12 (23.53%) Banking
10 11 (21.57%) WCF
10 11 (21.57%) XAML
11 10 (19.61%) Oracle
12 9 (17.65%) HTML
12 9 (17.65%) Finance
12 9 (17.65%) MVC
12 9 (17.65%) Investment Banking
12 9 (17.65%) HTML5
13 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 6 (11.76%) NUnit
15 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (9.80%) BDD
15 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (7.84%) Scrum
16 4 (7.84%) Windows
16 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
16 4 (7.84%) jQuery
17 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) OLAP
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) NUnit
2 3 (5.88%) NCover
2 3 (5.88%) MSTest
2 3 (5.88%) Moq
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (1.96%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (23.53%) Banking
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 39 (76.47%) .NET
3 19 (37.25%) WPF
4 15 (29.41%) .NET Framework
5 14 (27.45%) Web Services
6 11 (21.57%) WCF
7 9 (17.65%) HTML
7 9 (17.65%) HTML5
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.84%) jQuery
10 3 (5.88%) JSON
10 3 (5.88%) Ninject
10 3 (5.88%) REST
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.88%) CSS
10 3 (5.88%) Ajax
11 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
11 2 (3.92%) XML
11 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (1.96%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (5.88%) IPTV
2 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) RIA
3 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone
2 2 (3.92%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (1.96%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) MVVM
2 15 (29.41%) TDD
3 9 (17.65%) MVC
4 5 (9.80%) BDD
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (5.88%) OO
6 3 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (3.92%) OOP
7 2 (3.92%) OOD
7 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.92%) Investment Management
8 1 (1.96%) Greeks
8 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Use Case
8 1 (1.96%) Release Management
8 1 (1.96%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) C#
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) XAML
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Telerik
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