The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 566 566 466
Rank change year-on-year
0 -100
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 67 72 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.48% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 85
Median daily rate £480 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £323 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Silverlight
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15191 14929 14174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.27% 28.62% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 10290 9131
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 259 194
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in England

Silverlight
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram in England

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in England

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 25 £483 +7.22% 8
South East +20 18 £480 +6.66% 3
East of England +23 8 £500 +20.12% 1
North West +15 6 £325 -3.70% 2
South West +11 2 £338 +14.89%
West Midlands -37 2 - -
Yorkshire -4 1 £325 -13.33% 2
East Midlands -8 1 £325 -8.45% 2
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 89 (75.42%) C#
2 79 (66.95%) .NET
3 61 (51.69%) SQL
4 54 (45.76%) SQL Server
5 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (42.37%) HTML
7 49 (41.53%) WCF
8 45 (38.14%) CRM
9 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
10 33 (27.97%) Finance
11 32 (27.12%) Dynamics CRM
12 30 (25.42%) Microsoft
13 29 (24.58%) Web Services
13 29 (24.58%) XML
14 27 (22.88%) WPF
15 25 (21.19%) TDD
15 25 (21.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (21.19%) HTML5
16 24 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (20.34%) ASP.NET
16 24 (20.34%) SharePoint
17 23 (19.49%) MVC
17 23 (19.49%) Data Protection
18 22 (18.64%) Scrum
19 21 (17.80%) CSS
20 20 (16.95%) .NET Framework
20 20 (16.95%) AngularJS
21 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
21 19 (16.10%) Oracle
22 18 (15.25%) MS Excel

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 24 (20.34%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.93%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.39%) IIS
4 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.69%) CMS
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.85%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (27.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (10.17%) SAP CRM
2 12 (10.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) BGP
1 2 (1.69%) DOCSIS
1 2 (1.69%) MPLS
1 2 (1.69%) OSPF
1 2 (1.69%) RIP
1 2 (1.69%) SNMP
1 2 (1.69%) SSH
1 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.69%) Telnet
1 2 (1.69%) VPN
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (12.71%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.24%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.85%) GIS
9 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.63%) Moq
3 9 (7.63%) NUnit
3 9 (7.63%) SpecFlow
4 8 (6.78%) ReSharper
4 8 (6.78%) Selenium
4 8 (6.78%) Subversion
5 7 (5.93%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.24%) Bower
6 5 (4.24%) FxCop
6 5 (4.24%) Grunt
6 5 (4.24%) JSHint
6 5 (4.24%) NDepend
6 5 (4.24%) StyleCop
7 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (3.39%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (27.97%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Banking
3 12 (10.17%) Marketing
4 9 (7.63%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.78%) Publishing
6 7 (5.93%) Front Office
7 4 (3.39%) Back Office
8 3 (2.54%) Advertising
8 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.69%) Games
10 1 (0.85%) Automotive
10 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (76.27%) Developer
2 32 (27.12%) .NET Developer
3 29 (24.58%) CRM Developer
4 27 (22.88%) C# Developer
5 20 (16.95%) Silverlight Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.47%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Agile Developer
8 6 (5.08%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.08%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Agile Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Excel Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Senior Silverlight Developer
10 4 (3.39%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (66.95%) .NET
2 50 (42.37%) HTML
3 49 (41.53%) WCF
4 29 (24.58%) Web Services
4 29 (24.58%) XML
5 27 (22.88%) WPF
6 25 (21.19%) HTML5
7 24 (20.34%) ASP.NET
8 21 (17.80%) CSS
9 20 (16.95%) .NET Framework
9 20 (16.95%) AngularJS
10 17 (14.41%) SOAP
11 16 (13.56%) jQuery
12 14 (11.86%) Entity Framework
13 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (10.17%) NHibernate
14 11 (9.32%) Ajax
15 8 (6.78%) RESTful
15 8 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (6.78%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.78%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.39%) Derivative
3 4 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.39%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.54%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.69%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.69%) Economics
5 2 (1.69%) IPTV
5 2 (1.69%) MPEG
5 2 (1.69%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.69%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Kinect
6 1 (0.85%) RIA
6 1 (0.85%) VUI
6 1 (0.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Windows Server
2 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.54%) Linux
4 2 (1.69%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.14%) CRM
3 25 (21.19%) TDD
4 23 (19.49%) Data Protection
4 23 (19.49%) MVC
5 22 (18.64%) Scrum
6 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (14.41%) Analytics
8 16 (13.56%) BDD
8 16 (13.56%) MVVM
9 14 (11.86%) SDLC
9 14 (11.86%) SOA
10 12 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (10.17%) ERP
10 12 (10.17%) Service Management
11 11 (9.32%) Migration
11 11 (9.32%) Project Planning
11 11 (9.32%) Technical Analysis
12 9 (7.63%) Workflow
13 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (75.42%) C#
2 61 (51.69%) SQL
3 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.56%) XAML
5 7 (5.93%) Java
5 7 (5.93%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.08%) Python
7 4 (3.39%) VBA
8 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.85%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.69%) ISEB
3 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 30 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.10%) Oracle
3 14 (11.86%) SAP
4 4 (3.39%) Splunk
4 4 (3.39%) Sybase
4 4 (3.39%) Tableau
5 3 (2.54%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.69%) Adobe
6 2 (1.69%) Apple
6 2 (1.69%) Infor
6 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.69%) Tektronix
7 1 (0.85%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.85%) ESRI
7 1 (0.85%) Telerik
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