The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 40 47 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.82% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.23% 0.98% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £305 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.83% -15.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £359 £350
% change year-on-year -17.77% +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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 83 102 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 25.23% 23.13% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 63 101
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £306 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in Gloucestershire

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cirencester +2 6 £275 -9.83%
Silverlight
South West

Silverlight
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) Xamarin
2 7 (87.50%) DTS
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) DTS
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C# Developer
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Developer
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Developer
2 7 (87.50%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Xamarin