The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 606 537 425
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -112
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 45 87 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.60% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 123
Median daily rate £451 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.82% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14868 14585 14718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 26.94% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9574 9788
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 203 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.53 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Silverlight
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Silverlight within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Silverlight Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Silverlight
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
England -44 45 £451 +6.17% 36
London -33 21 £450 -6.49% 15
East of England +20 14 £473 +57.50% 5
Suffolk +1 5 £480 +60.00% 3
South East -24 5 £434 +33.46% 5
Cambridgeshire - 5 £473 -
Surrey -8 4 £434 - 2
Essex - 4 £250 - 1
City of London +29 3 £400 -15.78% 1
Cambridge - 3 £463 -
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £480 - 3
Basildon - 2 £300 - 1
East Midlands +17 1 £300 -3.22% 2
South West -2 1 £305 -15.86% 1
Hampshire -4 1 - -
Gloucestershire -5 1 £305 -15.86%
Sunderland - 1 £350 -
North East - 1 £350 -
Camberley - 1 £550 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £480 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £350 -
Cirencester - 1 £305 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
St Neots - 1 £473 -
Bromley - 1 £325 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 80 (83.33%) C#
2 69 (71.88%) .NET
3 49 (51.04%) SQL Server
4 48 (50.00%) HTML
5 46 (47.92%) JavaScript
6 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (38.54%) XAML
7 37 (38.54%) CSS
7 37 (38.54%) HTML5
8 31 (32.29%) Visual Studio
9 30 (31.25%) AngularJS
10 28 (29.17%) MVC
11 26 (27.08%) ASP.NET
11 26 (27.08%) SQL
12 25 (26.04%) Telerik
12 25 (26.04%) WCF
13 24 (25.00%) Python
14 23 (23.96%) Oracle
15 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
15 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
16 20 (20.83%) WPF
16 20 (20.83%) Subversion
16 20 (20.83%) TDD
17 19 (19.79%) Linux
17 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
18 18 (18.75%) Web Development
18 18 (18.75%) .NET Framework
18 18 (18.75%) Finance
19 17 (17.71%) Unix
19 17 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (8.33%) Node.js
2 5 (5.21%) IIS
2 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.21%) SAP CRM
2 5 (5.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) IaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) BGP
2 2 (2.08%) OSPF
2 2 (2.08%) RIP
2 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) DOCSIS
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) MPLS
3 1 (1.04%) SNMP
3 1 (1.04%) SSH
3 1 (1.04%) Telnet
3 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (51.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (32.29%) Visual Studio
2 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
3 20 (20.83%) Subversion
4 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
5 14 (14.58%) Moq
6 10 (10.42%) NUnit
6 10 (10.42%) Selenium
7 8 (8.33%) SpecFlow
8 7 (7.29%) Fiddler
8 7 (7.29%) ReSharper
9 5 (5.21%) Bower
9 5 (5.21%) Grunt
9 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (4.17%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.13%) WebStorm
12 2 (2.08%) FxCop
12 2 (2.08%) JSHint
12 2 (2.08%) StyleCop
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Marketing
4 4 (4.17%) Games
4 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Local Government
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (83.33%) Developer
2 41 (42.71%) C# Developer
3 37 (38.54%) .NET Developer
4 28 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (25.00%) Silverlight Developer
6 12 (12.50%) Angular Developer
7 6 (6.25%) CRM Developer
7 6 (6.25%) XAML Developer
8 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.17%) C# WCF Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Excel Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Excel VBA Developer
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.17%) VBA Developer
9 4 (4.17%) WCF Developer
9 4 (4.17%) WPF Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (71.88%) .NET
2 48 (50.00%) HTML
3 37 (38.54%) CSS
3 37 (38.54%) HTML5
4 30 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 26 (27.08%) ASP.NET
6 25 (26.04%) WCF
7 20 (20.83%) WPF
8 18 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 17 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (13.54%) Web Services
12 12 (12.50%) jQuery
13 7 (7.29%) WinForms
13 7 (7.29%) XML
14 6 (6.25%) SOAP
15 5 (5.21%) Ajax
15 5 (5.21%) Apache Thrift
15 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Visualisation
2 8 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.17%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.17%) Video on Demand
5 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.13%) Derivative
5 3 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.13%) IPTV
6 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.08%) DTV
6 2 (2.08%) MPEG
6 2 (2.08%) User Experience
6 2 (2.08%) Xbox
7 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.04%) Kinect
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.04%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Linux
2 17 (17.71%) Unix
3 15 (15.63%) Mac OS X
3 15 (15.63%) Windows
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.08%) Android
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.17%) MVC
3 20 (20.83%) TDD
4 18 (18.75%) Web Development
5 15 (15.63%) MVVM
6 14 (14.58%) CRM
6 14 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (14.58%) Scrum
6 14 (14.58%) Unit Testing
6 14 (14.58%) Web Design
7 9 (9.38%) BDD
7 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.33%) High Availability
9 7 (7.29%) Analytics
10 6 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.25%) OO
11 5 (5.21%) ERP
11 5 (5.21%) OOD
11 5 (5.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (83.33%) C#
2 46 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 37 (38.54%) XAML
4 26 (27.08%) SQL
5 24 (25.00%) Python
6 16 (16.67%) Ruby
6 16 (16.67%) Scala
7 4 (4.17%) Java
7 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.17%) VBA
8 2 (2.08%) COBOL
8 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.04%) C++
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.13%) PhD
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
3 2 (2.08%) ISEB
3 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) Telerik
2 23 (23.96%) Oracle
3 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.29%) SAP
5 5 (5.21%) Adobe
6 4 (4.17%) Sybase
7 2 (2.08%) Apple
7 2 (2.08%) Infor
7 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.08%) Tableau
8 1 (1.04%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.04%) Splunk
8 1 (1.04%) Tektronix
8 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
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