Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 18 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.47% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridge median daily rate - £465 -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £600 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 185 204 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.62% 32.28% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 123 250
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £293 £281 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 12
Cambridge median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -35.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £44.88 £70.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £44.38
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.73% +1.43%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in Cambridge

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in Cambridge