Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 170 199
Rank change year-on-year -32 +29 -5
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 6 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 1.46% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 9
East of England median daily rate £363 £484 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.06% +93.50% -39.39%
10th Percentile £321 £425 £200
90th Percentile £420 £600 £414
England median daily rate £525 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1508 1302 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.49% 26.72% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 767 1031
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +2.00%
10th Percentile £295 £257 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 69
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £18.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.55 £49.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Silverlight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +10 4 £415 -10.75%
Hertfordshire - 2 £344 -
Silverlight
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East of England region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) XAML
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) MVVM
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (33.33%) InstallShield
5 2 (33.33%) WiX
5 2 (33.33%) Confluence
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Data Protection

Silverlight
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) WiX
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
5 1 (16.67%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) XAML
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft