The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 573 542 407
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -135
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 53 70 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.50% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 120
Average daily rate £375 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Silverlight within the UK.

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Silverlight
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight within the UK.

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Silverlight
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 53 £375 -10.44% 41
North West -3 17 £338 -25.00% 4
London -10 17 £488 +1.03% 18
Manchester -1 16 £336 -25.27% 1
South East +21 13 £550 +57.14% 7
Hampshire +8 6 - - 2
Basingstoke +4 6 - -
Surrey -4 5 £550 +57.14% 1
Camberley - 4 £550 -
East of England - 4 £265 - 2
City of London +33 2 £431 -9.21% 3
Berkshire +8 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 2 £265 -
Dereham - 2 £265 -
Reading -4 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 £400 +14.28%
Nottingham - 1 £330 - 2
Cambridge - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £330 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £330 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £200 -

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Silverlight also 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 that cited Silverlight.

1 85 (59.86%) JavaScript
2 82 (57.75%) C#
2 82 (57.75%) .NET
3 76 (53.52%) SQL Server
4 70 (49.30%) HTML
5 64 (45.07%) WPF
6 60 (42.25%) HTML5
7 53 (37.32%) CSS
8 50 (35.21%) XAML
9 47 (33.10%) Microsoft
10 45 (31.69%) AngularJS
11 44 (30.99%) Visual Studio
11 44 (30.99%) Oracle
12 41 (28.87%) ASP.NET
12 41 (28.87%) User Experience
13 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (26.76%) MVC
15 36 (25.35%) Banking
15 36 (25.35%) MS Excel
16 31 (21.83%) SQL
17 29 (20.42%) IIS
17 29 (20.42%) Telerik
17 29 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (19.72%) MS Office
19 27 (19.01%) Python
19 27 (19.01%) Finance
20 26 (18.31%) Investment Banking
20 26 (18.31%) Web Development
21 25 (17.61%) RIA
21 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Blend

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Silverlight also 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 that cited Silverlight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (20.42%) IIS
2 18 (12.68%) Node.js
3 5 (3.52%) CMS
3 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (25.35%) MS Excel
2 28 (19.72%) MS Office
3 23 (16.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (10.56%) Photoshop
5 14 (9.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.82%) IaaS
2 4 (2.82%) PaaS
3 1 (0.70%) GitHub
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) HTTP
2 5 (3.52%) BGP
2 5 (3.52%) OSPF
2 5 (3.52%) RIP
2 5 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.82%) DOCSIS
3 4 (2.82%) MPLS
3 4 (2.82%) SNMP
3 4 (2.82%) SSH
3 4 (2.82%) Telnet
3 4 (2.82%) VPN
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (53.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.56%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.82%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 44 (30.99%) Visual Studio
2 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Blend
2 25 (17.61%) Subversion
3 18 (12.68%) Git (software)
4 17 (11.97%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.45%) NUnit
6 11 (7.75%) WebStorm
7 10 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.63%) Moq
9 6 (4.23%) MSTest
9 6 (4.23%) Selenium
10 4 (2.82%) Bower
10 4 (2.82%) Grunt
10 4 (2.82%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.82%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.41%) Fiddler
11 2 (1.41%) JIRA
11 2 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.70%) JSHint
12 1 (0.70%) PVCS
General
1 36 (25.35%) Banking
2 27 (19.01%) Finance
3 26 (18.31%) Investment Banking
4 14 (9.86%) Front Office
5 9 (6.34%) Back Office
6 6 (4.23%) Games
7 3 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.41%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.41%) Retail
9 1 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.70%) Local Government
9 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 130 (91.55%) Developer
2 59 (41.55%) .NET Developer
3 55 (38.73%) C# Developer
4 52 (36.62%) Silverlight Developer
5 42 (29.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (14.79%) Software Developer
7 15 (10.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (9.15%) XAML Developer
9 12 (8.45%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 12 (8.45%) UI Developer
10 11 (7.75%) Angular Developer
10 11 (7.75%) SQL Developer
10 11 (7.75%) UX Developer
11 9 (6.34%) HTML Developer
12 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.93%) WPF Developer
14 6 (4.23%) ASP Developer
14 6 (4.23%) UI/UX Developer
15 5 (3.52%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (57.75%) .NET
2 70 (49.30%) HTML
3 64 (45.07%) WPF
4 60 (42.25%) HTML5
5 53 (37.32%) CSS
6 45 (31.69%) AngularJS
7 41 (28.87%) ASP.NET
8 29 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (16.20%) WCF
10 20 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (13.38%) jQuery
12 15 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (9.86%) .NET Framework
13 14 (9.86%) React
14 8 (5.63%) Ajax
14 8 (5.63%) Apache Thrift
14 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (5.63%) MSMQ
15 7 (4.93%) LESS
16 6 (4.23%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.87%) User Experience
2 25 (17.61%) RIA
3 14 (9.86%) Visualisation
4 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.23%) IPTV
5 6 (4.23%) Streaming Video
5 6 (4.23%) Video on Demand
6 5 (3.52%) DTV
6 5 (3.52%) MPEG
7 4 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.11%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.11%) Life Science
9 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.70%) Derivative
10 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.70%) NHS
10 1 (0.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.08%) Unix
2 19 (13.38%) Linux
3 16 (11.27%) Windows
4 15 (10.56%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Phone
6 5 (3.52%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.70%) Android
8 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.76%) MVC
3 26 (18.31%) Web Development
4 19 (13.38%) Front End Development
5 15 (10.56%) MVVM
5 15 (10.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (10.56%) TDD
6 14 (9.86%) Web Design
7 12 (8.45%) OO
8 11 (7.75%) Scrum
9 10 (7.04%) Logistics
9 10 (7.04%) Unit Testing
10 9 (6.34%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.63%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 8 (5.63%) User Stories
12 7 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.93%) SOA
13 6 (4.23%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.23%) Web Application Development
13 6 (4.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 85 (59.86%) JavaScript
2 82 (57.75%) C#
3 50 (35.21%) XAML
4 31 (21.83%) SQL
5 27 (19.01%) Python
6 16 (11.27%) Ruby
6 16 (11.27%) Scala
7 13 (9.15%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.41%) C
9 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.70%) COBOL
10 1 (0.70%) Java
10 1 (0.70%) PHP
10 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.70%) PhD
3 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Basel III
2 1 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.70%) EMIR
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.70%) MiFID
Vendors
1 47 (33.10%) Microsoft
2 44 (30.99%) Oracle
3 29 (20.42%) Telerik
4 17 (11.97%) Adobe
5 7 (4.93%) DevExpress
6 5 (3.52%) Apple
7 4 (2.82%) Tektronix
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.70%) SAP
8 1 (0.70%) Tableau
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