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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
UK
Rank 540 542 538
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 42 85 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 60 41
Median daily rate £363 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.75 -

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
13577 14679 13922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.89% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9317 10126 9393
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 256 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 21 January 2017.

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 22 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -23 40 £356 -10.93% 22
London -7 15 £525 +7.69% 10
East of England -1 7 £465 +86.00% 2
South West - 7 £275 -
Cirencester - 7 £275 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £465 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £275 -
East Midlands -2 5 £363 +3.57% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 3 £450 +36.36%
City of London -11 3 £525 +7.69%
Solihull - 3 £350 -
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
Nottingham +5 2 £419 +26.89%
South East +2 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Oxford - 2 - -
Derby - 2 £270 -
Derbyshire - 2 £270 -
Yorkshire +18 1 £315 -10.00% 4
North Yorkshire +14 1 £315 -10.00% 1
Cambridge - 1 £465 -
York - 1 £315 - 1

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 58 (82.86%) .NET
2 49 (70.00%) C#
3 36 (51.43%) HTML
3 36 (51.43%) JavaScript
4 33 (47.14%) SQL
5 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 32 (45.71%) WPF
6 31 (44.29%) SQL Server
7 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (31.43%) Finance
8 20 (28.57%) MVC
9 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
9 19 (27.14%) MVVM
10 18 (25.71%) Web Services
11 17 (24.29%) CRM
11 17 (24.29%) CSS
11 17 (24.29%) Banking
11 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
12 15 (21.43%) HTML5
12 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
12 15 (21.43%) XAML
13 14 (20.00%) WCF
13 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (20.00%) Investment Banking
14 13 (18.57%) VB.NET
15 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
15 12 (17.14%) SOA
15 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (15.71%) Entity Framework

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 4 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (10.00%) SAP CRM
2 7 (10.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.00%) DTS
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.57%) NUnit
2 6 (8.57%) Subversion
2 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.14%) JIRA
4 3 (4.29%) Selenium
5 2 (2.86%) Bower
5 2 (2.86%) FxCop
5 2 (2.86%) Grunt
5 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.86%) JSHint
5 2 (2.86%) Moq
5 2 (2.86%) NDepend
5 2 (2.86%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.86%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.43%) Jtest
6 1 (1.43%) MSTest
6 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 17 (24.29%) Banking
3 14 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.00%) Marketing
4 7 (10.00%) Publishing
5 5 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.71%) Back Office
7 3 (4.29%) Advertising
7 3 (4.29%) Front Office
7 3 (4.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (80.00%) Developer
2 36 (51.43%) .NET Developer
3 23 (32.86%) C# Developer
4 18 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.71%) SQL Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Silverlight Developer
7 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 7 (10.00%) WPF Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
8 6 (8.57%) SAP Manager
8 6 (8.57%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Technical Manager
8 6 (8.57%) Technical Project Manager
9 5 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (7.14%) HTML Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.71%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 4 (5.71%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (82.86%) .NET
2 36 (51.43%) HTML
3 32 (45.71%) WPF
4 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
5 18 (25.71%) Web Services
6 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
6 17 (24.29%) CSS
7 15 (21.43%) HTML5
8 14 (20.00%) WCF
9 11 (15.71%) Entity Framework
9 11 (15.71%) XML
10 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 9 (12.86%) jQuery
12 8 (11.43%) Ajax
12 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (10.00%) RESTful
13 7 (10.00%) XML Messaging
13 7 (10.00%) XSD
13 7 (10.00%) XSL
14 6 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.71%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Economics
6 2 (2.86%) EPoS
6 2 (2.86%) Fintech
6 2 (2.86%) SCADA
7 1 (1.43%) iPad
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Android
2 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) MVC
3 19 (27.14%) MVVM
4 17 (24.29%) CRM
5 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.14%) SOA
6 11 (15.71%) TDD
7 10 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 9 (12.86%) Analytics
8 9 (12.86%) Scrum
9 8 (11.43%) ERP
10 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 7 (10.00%) SDLC
10 7 (10.00%) Service Management
10 7 (10.00%) Workflow
10 7 (10.00%) Workflow Development
11 6 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.14%) SOLID
13 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) C#
2 36 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 33 (47.14%) SQL
4 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 15 (21.43%) XAML
5 13 (18.57%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.57%) Python
7 5 (7.14%) Java
8 2 (2.86%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) X++
9 1 (1.43%) Delphi
9 1 (1.43%) ES6
9 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Xamarin
3 7 (10.00%) SAP
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.43%) Siemens
5 1 (1.43%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter