The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 106 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.054% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+31.94% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
Silverlight
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
538 434 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.64% 23.59% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 273 260
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Silverlight
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft