Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Silverlight Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Silverlight Developer
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 841 814
Rank change year-on-year -12 -27 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 9 14 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.014% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.015% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 23
England median daily rate £525 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £383 £278 £313
90th Percentile £584 £638 £474
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £375
% change year-on-year +2.63% +26.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK median hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Silverlight Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Silverlight Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight Developer in England

Silverlight Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight Developer in England

Silverlight Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Silverlight Developer in England

Silverlight Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight Developer in England

Silverlight Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
London -17 5 £525 -4.55% 1
East of England - 3 £415 -
South East +4 1 £450 +56.52%
Silverlight Developer
UK

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Silverlight Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Silverlight Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 7 (77.78%) WPF
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 6 (66.67%) XAML
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) MVVM
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
6 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) Workflow
6 3 (33.33%) Front Office
7 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
7 2 (22.22%) Equities
7 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (22.22%) HTML

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 7 (77.78%) WPF
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Angular 2
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 1 (11.11%) LINQ
7 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
1 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
1 6 (66.67%) MVVM
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Equity Research
4 2 (22.22%) Fund Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) XAML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Kotlin
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft