The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Silverlight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 28 April 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 57 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.49% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +8.47% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

Silverlight is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 142 196 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 26.35% 31.97% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 123 138
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -52.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £9.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Silverlight as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in Cambridgeshire

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in Cambridgeshire

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in Cambridgeshire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Cambridge +1 1 - -
Silverlight
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 7 (87.50%) SAP
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) CRM
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) ERP
1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) SAP CRM
1 7 (87.50%) Marketing
1 7 (87.50%) SAP ERP
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
1 7 (87.50%) Personalization
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) PhD

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (87.50%) SAP CRM
1 7 (87.50%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Manager
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Project Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Manager
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAP CRM Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
1 7 (87.50%) CRM
1 7 (87.50%) ERP
1 7 (87.50%) Personalization
1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) SAP