The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 128 128
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.81% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Silverlight
South East

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
487 614 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.58% 21.48% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 380 315
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.03% +74.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Silverlight as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Silverlight
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 3 (100.00%) MPEG
1 3 (100.00%) RIP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) DTV
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) IPTV
1 3 (100.00%) Video Processing
1 3 (100.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Tektronix
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Telnet
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) DOCSIS
2 2 (66.67%) DRM
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) RIP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DOCSIS
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) Telnet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) DTV
1 3 (100.00%) IPTV
1 3 (100.00%) MPEG
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Video Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) DRM
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Tektronix