The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 51 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.84% - 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% - 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £250 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.00
Silverlight
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 169 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.27% 27.21% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 102 77
Median daily rate £313 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 16
Median hourly rate £31.50 £38.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.83 £42.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Basildon - 2 £300 - 1
Silverlight
East of England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) ATDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) COM
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ATDD
2 3 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Infor
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (50.00%) SAP