Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 22 October 2018 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.78% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 3.70% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Cheltenham median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% - +18.18%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £313
90th Percentile £428 £338 £338
Gloucestershire median daily rate £413 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +26.92% - +20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire 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 Cheltenham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 52 27 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 30.77% 18.62% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 55
Cheltenham median daily rate £421 £348 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -10.77% +1.30%
10th Percentile £279 £231 £292
90th Percentile £515 £438 £488
Gloucestershire median daily rate £443 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.36% +5.00% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Cheltenham median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -5.88%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% -6.98%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in Cheltenham

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MVC

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Backend Developer
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Infragistics
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Telerik