Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 October 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 92 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +105
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.15% 0.084% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £550 -
% change year-on-year -40.91% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 517 389 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.78% 32.50% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 225 181
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £360 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.41% +0.71%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £498 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -74.55% -
10th Percentile £16.19 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.00 £63.75
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £38.00 £41.44
% change year-on-year -28.95% -8.30% -1.33%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Silverlight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in Glasgow

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe