Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Silverlight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Silverlight over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Silverlight
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 163 175
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 +6
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.093% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -26.32% +19.50%
10th Percentile £403 £290 £438
90th Percentile £481 £520 £513
South East median daily rate £463 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -3.65% +6.67% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Silverlight is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 913 893 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.21% 20.75% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 529 620
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £549 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -31.97% +93.42%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Silverlight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in Berkshire

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in Berkshire

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in Berkshire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 4 £463 - 1
Reading +7 1 £400 +14.29%
Silverlight
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Sass
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) Grunt
3 3 (60.00%) LESS
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) gulp
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
3 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (60.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Animation
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (60.00%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Grunt
1 3 (60.00%) gulp
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Angular Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) Sass
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) DHTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) LESS
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) SVG
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Animation
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Kotlin
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft