The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £335 £351
% change year-on-year
+39.92% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.00
Silverlight
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
919 856 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.56% 22.60% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 548 410
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 5
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) XAML
1 17 (100.00%) Telerik
2 16 (94.12%) Ruby
2 16 (94.12%) Web Development
2 16 (94.12%) Scala
2 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 16 (94.12%) Unix
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) Python
3 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 15 (88.24%) Mac OS X
3 15 (88.24%) Git (software)
3 15 (88.24%) Subversion
4 14 (82.35%) Web Design
4 14 (82.35%) Visualisation
4 14 (82.35%) HTML5
4 14 (82.35%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (82.35%) HTTP
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Retail
7 1 (5.88%) Local Government
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.88%) jQuery

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (88.24%) Git (software)
2 15 (88.24%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (94.12%) .NET Developer
2 16 (94.12%) C# Developer
3 15 (88.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Silverlight Developer
5 3 (17.65%) XAML Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 16 (94.12%) HTML
3 14 (82.35%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
1 16 (94.12%) Unix
2 15 (88.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Web Development
2 14 (82.35%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (82.35%) Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) XAML
2 16 (94.12%) Python
2 16 (94.12%) Ruby
2 16 (94.12%) Scala
3 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Telerik
Preston
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago