The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.076% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.31% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
640 655 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.70% 24.81% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 407 314
Median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Silverlight
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Silverlight Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Silverlight
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Silverlight Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the West Midlands region 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
Solihull - 2 £350 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) XAML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Breeze.js
3 1 (33.33%) Durandal
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Breeze.js
2 1 (33.33%) Durandal
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XAML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft