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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
UK / England
Rank 528 559 531
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -28
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 45 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 36
Median daily rate £474 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.50%

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
13123 13745 13009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.35% 28.79% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9167 9580 8711
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 241 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.25 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +21 21 £650 +45.25% 12
East Midlands +8 7 £375 +13.63%
South West - 7 £275 -
South East +10 3 £473 -14.09% 7
East of England +3 3 - -
West Midlands +7 2 £350 -11.11%
Yorkshire - 2 £358 - 1
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 50 (80.65%) .NET
2 38 (61.29%) C#
3 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 31 (50.00%) SQL
5 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (38.71%) HTML
6 23 (37.10%) WPF
7 22 (35.48%) AngularJS
8 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 19 (30.65%) Entity Framework
10 17 (27.42%) MVVM
10 17 (27.42%) Finance
10 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
11 16 (25.81%) Banking
12 15 (24.19%) .NET Framework
12 15 (24.19%) SDLC
13 14 (22.58%) Scrum
13 14 (22.58%) TDD
13 14 (22.58%) MVC
14 13 (20.97%) XAML
14 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (19.35%) NHibernate
15 12 (19.35%) Investment Banking
15 12 (19.35%) Oracle
15 12 (19.35%) Web Services
15 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
15 12 (19.35%) HTML5
16 11 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (17.74%) Fixed Income
16 11 (17.74%) WCF

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 3 (4.84%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) SAP CRM
1 7 (11.29%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.29%) DTS
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) JIRA
2 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.68%) TeamCity
4 5 (8.06%) NUnit
5 4 (6.45%) Subversion
6 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.23%) Selenium
6 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.61%) Bower
7 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.61%) FxCop
7 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.61%) Grunt
7 1 (1.61%) JSHint
7 1 (1.61%) Jtest
7 1 (1.61%) Moq
7 1 (1.61%) MSTest
7 1 (1.61%) NDepend
7 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.61%) StyleCop
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Banking
3 12 (19.35%) Investment Banking
4 8 (12.90%) Marketing
5 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.84%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.23%) Back Office
6 2 (3.23%) Front Office
7 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (82.26%) Developer
2 39 (62.90%) .NET Developer
3 26 (41.94%) C# Developer
4 21 (33.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (24.19%) Silverlight Developer
5 15 (24.19%) SQL Developer
6 11 (17.74%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Senior Developer
8 7 (11.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (11.29%) T-SQL Developer
8 7 (11.29%) WPF Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
9 6 (9.68%) SAP Manager
9 6 (9.68%) SAP Project Manager
9 6 (9.68%) Technical Manager
9 6 (9.68%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (8.06%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Senior Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (80.65%) .NET
2 24 (38.71%) HTML
3 23 (37.10%) WPF
4 22 (35.48%) AngularJS
5 19 (30.65%) Entity Framework
6 15 (24.19%) .NET Framework
7 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 12 (19.35%) HTML5
7 12 (19.35%) NHibernate
7 12 (19.35%) Web Services
8 11 (17.74%) WCF
9 9 (14.52%) Dapper ORM
9 9 (14.52%) jQuery
10 7 (11.29%) CSS
11 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (6.45%) Ajax
12 4 (6.45%) Angular 2
12 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (4.84%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Fixed Income
2 10 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.06%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.23%) EPoS
5 2 (3.23%) Fintech
5 2 (3.23%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.23%) SCADA
6 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) MVVM
3 15 (24.19%) SDLC
4 14 (22.58%) MVC
4 14 (22.58%) Scrum
4 14 (22.58%) TDD
5 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (14.52%) CRM
7 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
7 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.90%) Analytics
8 8 (12.90%) Refactoring
9 7 (11.29%) ERP
9 7 (11.29%) Personalization
9 7 (11.29%) Service Management
10 6 (9.68%) Workflow
11 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
11 5 (8.06%) SOA
11 5 (8.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) C#
2 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 31 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (20.97%) XAML
5 10 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.13%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.68%) TypeScript
7 5 (8.06%) ES6
7 5 (8.06%) Python
8 2 (3.23%) Java
9 1 (1.61%) Delphi
9 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) PhD
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle
3 9 (14.52%) Xamarin
4 7 (11.29%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Siemens
5 1 (1.61%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.61%) Telerik
5 1 (1.61%) Twitter
London
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