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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 545 551 441
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -110
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 86 56 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.39% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 35 94
Median daily rate £474 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+47.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.00
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
14717 14461 13383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.48% 28.02% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10382 9927 8802
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 £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 207 189
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -4 31 £413 -17.50% 15
East of England +40 23 £480 +25.49% 3
South East +7 20 £480 +16.36% 7
North West -8 4 £341 +13.75% 3
East Midlands -2 1 £300 -3.22%
West Midlands -24 1 - - 5
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 84 (73.04%) C#
2 75 (65.22%) .NET
3 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (45.22%) SQL
5 48 (41.74%) WCF
6 47 (40.87%) SQL Server
7 40 (34.78%) HTML
8 39 (33.91%) CRM
9 30 (26.09%) Finance
10 29 (25.22%) JavaScript
11 27 (23.48%) TDD
12 26 (22.61%) Dynamics CRM
13 25 (21.74%) .NET Framework
14 24 (20.87%) HTML5
14 24 (20.87%) AngularJS
14 24 (20.87%) Scrum
15 23 (20.00%) Oracle
15 23 (20.00%) Web Services
15 23 (20.00%) WPF
15 23 (20.00%) Data Protection
16 22 (19.13%) SharePoint
17 21 (18.26%) XML
17 21 (18.26%) MVC
17 21 (18.26%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
19 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
19 19 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (15.65%) XAML
21 17 (14.78%) SOAP

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 22 (19.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.61%) IIS
3 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.74%) CMS
4 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.87%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (22.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (10.43%) SAP CRM
2 12 (10.43%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) BGP
1 2 (1.74%) DOCSIS
1 2 (1.74%) MPLS
1 2 (1.74%) OSPF
1 2 (1.74%) RIP
1 2 (1.74%) SNMP
1 2 (1.74%) SSH
1 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.74%) Telnet
1 2 (1.74%) VPN
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (40.87%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (13.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.87%) GIS
8 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (18.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.57%) Moq
4 10 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 9 (7.83%) SpecFlow
6 8 (6.96%) NUnit
7 7 (6.09%) Fiddler
7 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
7 7 (6.09%) ReSharper
7 7 (6.09%) Selenium
7 7 (6.09%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.48%) FxCop
8 4 (3.48%) Grunt
8 4 (3.48%) JSHint
8 4 (3.48%) NDepend
8 4 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (3.48%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.48%) StyleCop
8 4 (3.48%) Subversion
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Marketing
3 9 (7.83%) Banking
4 6 (5.22%) Front Office
5 4 (3.48%) Games
5 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (76.52%) Developer
2 29 (25.22%) .NET Developer
3 26 (22.61%) C# Developer
4 25 (21.74%) CRM Developer
5 23 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
6 10 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.35%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Excel Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Excel VBA Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Silverlight Developer
11 4 (3.48%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (65.22%) .NET
2 48 (41.74%) WCF
3 40 (34.78%) HTML
4 25 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 24 (20.87%) AngularJS
5 24 (20.87%) HTML5
6 23 (20.00%) Web Services
6 23 (20.00%) WPF
7 21 (18.26%) XML
8 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
9 17 (14.78%) SOAP
10 13 (11.30%) CSS
11 12 (10.43%) Entity Framework
11 12 (10.43%) jQuery
11 12 (10.43%) NHibernate
12 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (6.09%) WinForms
14 6 (5.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.96%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.48%) Derivative
3 4 (3.48%) Streaming Video
3 4 (3.48%) Video on Demand
4 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.61%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (2.61%) IPTV
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.74%) Economics
5 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.74%) MPEG
5 2 (1.74%) Xbox
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.87%) iPad
6 1 (0.87%) RIA
6 1 (0.87%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.30%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) Android
3 3 (2.61%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.74%) Unix
4 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.91%) CRM
3 27 (23.48%) TDD
4 24 (20.87%) Scrum
5 23 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 21 (18.26%) MVC
7 19 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.91%) Analytics
8 16 (13.91%) MVVM
9 14 (12.17%) BDD
10 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing
11 12 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (10.43%) ERP
11 12 (10.43%) SDLC
11 12 (10.43%) Service Management
12 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.70%) Migration
14 9 (7.83%) Technical Analysis
15 8 (6.96%) High Availability
16 7 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (73.04%) C#
2 52 (45.22%) SQL
3 29 (25.22%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.65%) XAML
5 5 (4.35%) Python
6 4 (3.48%) Java
6 4 (3.48%) VBA
7 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.74%) COBOL
8 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.87%) C++
9 1 (0.87%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.61%) PhD
4 2 (1.74%) ISEB
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Oracle
2 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.17%) SAP
4 4 (3.48%) Splunk
4 4 (3.48%) Sybase
4 4 (3.48%) Tableau
5 3 (2.61%) Telerik
5 3 (2.61%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe
6 2 (1.74%) Apple
6 2 (1.74%) Infor
6 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.74%) Tektronix
7 1 (0.87%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.87%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.87%) ESRI
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