The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 of England
Rank 125 119 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.094% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £265 -
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 of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 617 620 761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.06% 25.20% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 374 430
Median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 26
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
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 of England

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

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in the East of England

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in the East of England

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Cambridgeshire +8 2 - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 of England region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 7 (77.78%) SAP
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CRM
1 7 (77.78%) ERP
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) SAP CRM
1 7 (77.78%) Marketing
1 7 (77.78%) SAP ERP
1 7 (77.78%) Analytics
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
1 7 (77.78%) Personalization
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
2 2 (22.22%) PhD
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (11.11%) SCADA
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Siemens
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) SAP CRM
1 7 (77.78%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 6 (66.67%) SAP Manager
1 6 (66.67%) SAP Project Manager
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Manager
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Manager
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SAP CRM Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Analytics
1 7 (77.78%) CRM
1 7 (77.78%) ERP
1 7 (77.78%) Personalization
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Siemens