The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 141 143 144
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.46% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £338 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
830 875 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.67% 26.15% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 602 545
Median daily rate £350 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +5.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 67 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £55.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Gloucestershire +4 1 £325 +20.93%
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 South West region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft