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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
UK
Rank 548 578 547
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 46 51 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.35% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 40
Median daily rate £473 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.34% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.50%

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
14150 14774 13887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.41% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9841 10193 9187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 248 189
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 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 23 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 22 February 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 +38 45 £473 +30.34% 22
London +30 20 £650 +45.25% 11
East Midlands +8 7 £375 +13.63%
South West - 7 £275 -
Cirencester - 7 £275 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £275 -
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £463 +40.15%
Cambridgeshire +7 4 - -
East of England +2 4 - -
South East +13 3 £473 -14.09% 7
Nottingham +12 3 £475 +43.93%
City of London 0 3 £525 +40.00%
Derbyshire - 3 £270 -
Derby - 3 £270 -
West Midlands +3 2 £350 -11.11%
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 £350 -
Oxford - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £358 -
Yorkshire - 2 £358 - 1
Surrey +12 1 £473 -14.09% 1
Camberley -7 1 £473 -14.09%
York - 1 £315 -

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 51 (80.95%) .NET
2 39 (61.90%) C#
3 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
4 30 (47.62%) SQL
5 24 (38.10%) WPF
5 24 (38.10%) HTML
6 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
7 22 (34.92%) AngularJS
8 18 (28.57%) Entity Framework
8 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 17 (26.98%) Finance
9 17 (26.98%) MVVM
10 16 (25.40%) Banking
11 15 (23.81%) .NET Framework
12 14 (22.22%) TDD
12 14 (22.22%) MVC
12 14 (22.22%) SDLC
13 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (20.63%) XAML
13 13 (20.63%) Web Services
13 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
13 13 (20.63%) Scrum
14 12 (19.05%) Investment Banking
14 12 (19.05%) HTML5
15 11 (17.46%) Fixed Income
15 11 (17.46%) NHibernate
15 11 (17.46%) WCF
15 11 (17.46%) Oracle
15 11 (17.46%) CRM

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 2 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 7 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.11%) DTS
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JIRA
1 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.94%) NUnit
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.17%) Selenium
5 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.59%) Bower
6 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.59%) FxCop
6 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.59%) Grunt
6 1 (1.59%) JSHint
6 1 (1.59%) Jtest
6 1 (1.59%) Moq
6 1 (1.59%) MSTest
6 1 (1.59%) NDepend
6 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.59%) StyleCop
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 16 (25.40%) Banking
3 12 (19.05%) Investment Banking
4 8 (12.70%) Marketing
5 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.76%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.17%) Back Office
6 2 (3.17%) Front Office
7 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 38 (60.32%) .NET Developer
3 25 (39.68%) C# Developer
4 20 (31.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (22.22%) Silverlight Developer
5 14 (22.22%) SQL Developer
6 10 (15.87%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
8 7 (11.11%) WPF Developer
9 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
9 6 (9.52%) SAP Manager
9 6 (9.52%) SAP Project Manager
9 6 (9.52%) Technical Manager
9 6 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (7.94%) Agile Developer
10 5 (7.94%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (80.95%) .NET
2 24 (38.10%) HTML
2 24 (38.10%) WPF
3 22 (34.92%) AngularJS
4 18 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 15 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
6 13 (20.63%) Web Services
7 12 (19.05%) HTML5
8 11 (17.46%) NHibernate
8 11 (17.46%) WCF
9 9 (14.29%) jQuery
10 8 (12.70%) Dapper ORM
11 7 (11.11%) CSS
12 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (6.35%) Ajax
13 4 (6.35%) Angular 2
13 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Fixed Income
2 10 (15.87%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.94%) User Experience
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.17%) EPoS
5 2 (3.17%) Fintech
5 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.17%) SCADA
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Android
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) MVVM
3 14 (22.22%) MVC
3 14 (22.22%) SDLC
3 14 (22.22%) TDD
4 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.63%) Scrum
5 11 (17.46%) CRM
6 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.70%) Analytics
8 8 (12.70%) ERP
9 7 (11.11%) Personalization
9 7 (11.11%) Refactoring
9 7 (11.11%) Service Management
10 5 (7.94%) Front End Development
10 5 (7.94%) SOA
10 5 (7.94%) Web Application Development
10 5 (7.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) C#
2 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
3 30 (47.62%) SQL
4 13 (20.63%) XAML
5 10 (15.87%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.52%) TypeScript
7 5 (7.94%) ES6
7 5 (7.94%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) Java
9 1 (1.59%) Delphi
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) PhD
3 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) Xamarin
4 7 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.59%) Siemens
5 1 (1.59%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.59%) Telerik
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 8 hours ago