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 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 555 537 429
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -108
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 51 76 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.56% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 119
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £340 £351
% change year-on-year
+36.76% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
13922 13689 13534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.26% 27.34% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9987 9166 9108
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 170
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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 -15 25 £413 -13.15% 17
East of England +23 15 £473 +57.50% 5
South East -25 6 £480 +47.69% 4
East Midlands +5 1 £300 -3.22% 2
North East - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £375 - 10
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 86 (82.69%) C#
2 75 (72.12%) .NET
3 55 (52.88%) HTML
4 54 (51.92%) SQL Server
5 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
6 44 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (40.38%) HTML5
8 37 (35.58%) CSS
9 36 (34.62%) XAML
10 33 (31.73%) AngularJS
11 31 (29.81%) Visual Studio
12 29 (27.88%) MVC
13 28 (26.92%) SQL
14 27 (25.96%) ASP.NET
15 26 (25.00%) WCF
16 25 (24.04%) Oracle
16 25 (24.04%) Python
16 25 (24.04%) Finance
16 25 (24.04%) Telerik
17 23 (22.12%) TDD
18 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
18 22 (21.15%) Git (software)
18 22 (21.15%) WPF
19 21 (20.19%) Linux
19 21 (20.19%) Subversion
20 20 (19.23%) Jenkins
21 19 (18.27%) .NET Framework
22 18 (17.31%) Web Development
22 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
23 17 (16.35%) Scrum

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 8 (7.69%) Node.js
2 6 (5.77%) IIS
3 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.96%) CMS
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.73%) SAP CRM
2 7 (6.73%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) IaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.46%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) BGP
2 2 (1.92%) OSPF
2 2 (1.92%) RIP
2 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.96%) DOCSIS
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) MPLS
3 1 (0.96%) SNMP
3 1 (0.96%) SSH
3 1 (0.96%) Telnet
3 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.42%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) MySQL
8 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (29.81%) Visual Studio
2 22 (21.15%) Git (software)
3 21 (20.19%) Subversion
4 20 (19.23%) Jenkins
5 15 (14.42%) Moq
6 11 (10.58%) NUnit
6 11 (10.58%) Selenium
7 8 (7.69%) ReSharper
7 8 (7.69%) SpecFlow
8 7 (6.73%) Fiddler
9 6 (5.77%) Bower
9 6 (5.77%) Grunt
10 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (3.85%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.88%) FxCop
12 3 (2.88%) JSHint
12 3 (2.88%) NDepend
12 3 (2.88%) StyleCop
General
1 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Marketing
4 4 (3.85%) Games
4 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (81.73%) Developer
2 43 (41.35%) C# Developer
3 42 (40.38%) .NET Developer
4 29 (27.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (24.04%) Silverlight Developer
6 12 (11.54%) Angular Developer
7 6 (5.77%) CRM Developer
8 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.81%) XAML Developer
9 4 (3.85%) C# WCF Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Excel Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Excel VBA Developer
9 4 (3.85%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.85%) VBA Developer
9 4 (3.85%) WCF Developer
9 4 (3.85%) WPF Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (72.12%) .NET
2 55 (52.88%) HTML
3 42 (40.38%) HTML5
4 37 (35.58%) CSS
5 33 (31.73%) AngularJS
6 27 (25.96%) ASP.NET
7 26 (25.00%) WCF
8 22 (21.15%) WPF
9 19 (18.27%) .NET Framework
10 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (14.42%) Web Services
13 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (13.46%) jQuery
14 7 (6.73%) WinForms
14 7 (6.73%) XML
15 6 (5.77%) Apache Thrift
15 6 (5.77%) SOAP
16 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (4.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Visualisation
2 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.85%) Derivative
3 4 (3.85%) Streaming Video
3 4 (3.85%) Video on Demand
4 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.88%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (2.88%) IPTV
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) DTV
5 2 (1.92%) MPEG
5 2 (1.92%) Xbox
6 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.96%) Kinect
6 1 (0.96%) RIA
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.19%) Linux
2 17 (16.35%) Unix
3 16 (15.38%) Windows
4 15 (14.42%) Mac OS X
5 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.92%) Android
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.88%) MVC
3 23 (22.12%) TDD
4 18 (17.31%) Web Development
5 17 (16.35%) Scrum
6 16 (15.38%) CRM
7 15 (14.42%) MVVM
8 14 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (13.46%) Unit Testing
8 14 (13.46%) Web Design
9 12 (11.54%) BDD
10 10 (9.62%) Analytics
10 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (7.69%) High Availability
13 7 (6.73%) ERP
13 7 (6.73%) Service Management
14 6 (5.77%) Data Protection
14 6 (5.77%) OO
14 6 (5.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 86 (82.69%) C#
2 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
3 36 (34.62%) XAML
4 28 (26.92%) SQL
5 25 (24.04%) Python
6 16 (15.38%) Ruby
6 16 (15.38%) Scala
7 4 (3.85%) Java
7 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.85%) VBA
8 2 (1.92%) COBOL
8 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.96%) C++
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.88%) PhD
3 2 (1.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) ISEB
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Oracle
1 25 (24.04%) Telerik
2 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.65%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Adobe
4 4 (3.85%) Sybase
4 4 (3.85%) Tableau
5 3 (2.88%) Splunk
6 2 (1.92%) Apple
6 2 (1.92%) Infor
6 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.96%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.96%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.96%) Tektronix
7 1 (0.96%) Xamarin
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