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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
UK / England
Rank 528 508 514
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 40 82 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 57 38
Median daily rate £356 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.75 -

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
12901 13395 12488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.06% 29.24% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8910 9355 8519
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 241 168
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -14 15 £525 +7.69% 11
East of England +4 7 £465 +86.00%
South West - 7 £275 -
East Midlands -4 5 £363 +6.61% 1
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
South East -1 2 - - 3
Yorkshire +17 1 £315 -10.00% 4
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 53 (81.54%) .NET
2 44 (67.69%) C#
3 34 (52.31%) HTML
4 33 (50.77%) JavaScript
5 32 (49.23%) SQL
6 29 (44.62%) WPF
7 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
8 26 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (32.31%) Finance
10 19 (29.23%) MVVM
11 18 (27.69%) MVC
12 17 (26.15%) Web Services
12 17 (26.15%) Banking
13 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET
13 16 (24.62%) AngularJS
14 15 (23.08%) CSS
14 15 (23.08%) CRM
14 15 (23.08%) XAML
15 14 (21.54%) T-SQL
15 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (21.54%) Investment Banking
15 14 (21.54%) WCF
15 14 (21.54%) HTML5
16 12 (18.46%) VB.NET
17 11 (16.92%) SOA
17 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (16.92%) TDD
17 11 (16.92%) Entity Framework

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 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (10.77%) SAP CRM
1 7 (10.77%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.77%) DTS
5 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.69%) JIRA
2 5 (7.69%) NUnit
2 5 (7.69%) Subversion
2 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) Bower
4 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.54%) FxCop
4 1 (1.54%) Grunt
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) JSHint
4 1 (1.54%) Jtest
4 1 (1.54%) Moq
4 1 (1.54%) MSTest
4 1 (1.54%) NDepend
4 1 (1.54%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.54%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) Banking
3 14 (21.54%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.77%) Marketing
4 7 (10.77%) Publishing
5 5 (7.69%) Financial Institution
6 4 (6.15%) Back Office
7 3 (4.62%) Front Office
7 3 (4.62%) Multimedia
8 2 (3.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (80.00%) Developer
2 35 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 22 (33.85%) C# Developer
4 18 (27.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (16.92%) SQL Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Silverlight Developer
7 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (10.77%) T-SQL Developer
7 7 (10.77%) WPF Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
8 6 (9.23%) SAP Manager
8 6 (9.23%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Technical Manager
8 6 (9.23%) Technical Project Manager
9 5 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.15%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 4 (6.15%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (81.54%) .NET
2 34 (52.31%) HTML
3 29 (44.62%) WPF
4 17 (26.15%) Web Services
5 16 (24.62%) AngularJS
5 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET
6 15 (23.08%) CSS
7 14 (21.54%) HTML5
7 14 (21.54%) WCF
8 11 (16.92%) Entity Framework
9 10 (15.38%) XML
10 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
11 7 (10.77%) Ajax
11 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (10.77%) jQuery
11 7 (10.77%) RESTful
11 7 (10.77%) XML Messaging
11 7 (10.77%) XSD
11 7 (10.77%) XSL
12 5 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.77%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.15%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Economics
6 2 (3.08%) EPoS
6 2 (3.08%) Fintech
6 2 (3.08%) SCADA
7 1 (1.54%) User Experience
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) MVVM
3 18 (27.69%) MVC
4 15 (23.08%) CRM
5 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (16.92%) SOA
5 11 (16.92%) TDD
6 9 (13.85%) Scrum
6 9 (13.85%) Web Application Development
7 8 (12.31%) Analytics
8 7 (10.77%) ERP
8 7 (10.77%) Project Planning
8 7 (10.77%) SDLC
8 7 (10.77%) Service Management
8 7 (10.77%) Workflow
8 7 (10.77%) Workflow Development
9 6 (9.23%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (67.69%) C#
2 33 (50.77%) JavaScript
3 32 (49.23%) SQL
4 15 (23.08%) XAML
5 14 (21.54%) T-SQL
6 12 (18.46%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.69%) Java
7 5 (7.69%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Delphi
8 1 (1.54%) ES6
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Xamarin
3 7 (10.77%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Siemens
5 1 (1.54%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.54%) Twitter
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