The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 70 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% - 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Silverlight
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
240 157 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.70% 21.22% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 96 109
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Silverlight
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) X++
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft