Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 21 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 242 231
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 +44
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 5 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.070% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.29% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 18
City of London median daily rate £450 £413 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £416 £391 £411
90th Percentile £554 £419 £594
Central London median daily rate £450 £406 £488
% change year-on-year +10.77% -16.67% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2712 2386 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.92% 35.86% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2275 2018 2325
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Silverlight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in the City of London

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in the City of London

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Silverlight in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Silverlight in the City of London

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) XAML
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) FxCop
5 1 (20.00%) StyleCop
5 1 (20.00%) NDepend
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) ReSharper

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (20.00%) Bower
2 1 (20.00%) FxCop
2 1 (20.00%) Grunt
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JSHint
2 1 (20.00%) Moq
2 1 (20.00%) NDepend
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) StyleCop
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) WinRT
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) SOLID
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) XAML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle