Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 19 September 2019 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 81 56
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.33% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Cardiff median daily rate - £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.63% -
South Wales median daily rate - £450 £320
% change year-on-year - +40.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales 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 Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 209 306 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 34.04% 38.06% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 231 131
Cardiff median daily rate £415 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +11.49% -4.52%
10th Percentile £271 £313 £260
90th Percentile £612 £538 £476
South Wales median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.25 £20.00 £19.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.25% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £31.55 £19.00 £16.74
90th Percentile £38.93 £21.00 £23.61
South Wales median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +80.00% +9.59% -56.02%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in Cardiff

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in Cardiff