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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
England / East Midlands
Rank 92 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.062% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £359 £350
% change year-on-year -23.34% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -27.50%  

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 482 405 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.37% 24.95% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 234 197
Median daily rate £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Silverlight in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Silverlight in the East Midlands

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in the East Midlands

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £463 +40.15%
Derbyshire - 3 £270 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
Top Related 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