The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 100
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.27% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £476 £325
% change year-on-year -16.53% +46.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 473 371 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.16% 23.94% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 235 276
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in the East Midlands

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
1 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Angular 2
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) EPoS
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Angular Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
1 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Angular 2
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Telerik
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter