The median contractor rate for a Silverlight Developer was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Silverlight Developer
England / London
Rank 386 407 400
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 16 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.055% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.057% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 8
Median daily rate £650 £530 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.64% -7.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -4.54% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Silverlight Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Silverlight Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight Developer in London

Silverlight Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight Developer in London

Silverlight Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight Developer in London

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region featuring Silverlight Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (77.78%) Oracle
4 14 (77.78%) Scrum
4 14 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (77.78%) SDLC
5 13 (72.22%) NHibernate
5 13 (72.22%) Entity Framework
5 13 (72.22%) C#
5 13 (72.22%) .NET Framework
6 12 (66.67%) Refactoring
6 12 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
7 10 (55.56%) TDD
7 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
7 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (50.00%) TeamCity
8 9 (50.00%) jQuery
8 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (50.00%) Fixed Income
8 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
9 8 (44.44%) ES6
9 8 (44.44%) Front End Development
9 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
9 8 (44.44%) TypeScript
9 8 (44.44%) User Experience
10 6 (33.33%) Workflow
10 6 (33.33%) JIRA

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 13 (72.22%) .NET Framework
2 13 (72.22%) Entity Framework
2 13 (72.22%) NHibernate
3 12 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
4 9 (50.00%) jQuery
5 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 3 (16.67%) WPF
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) HTML
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 8 (44.44%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (77.78%) Scrum
1 14 (77.78%) SDLC
2 12 (66.67%) Refactoring
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (44.44%) Front End Development
6 6 (33.33%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) MVVM
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) Data Management
8 1 (5.56%) Economics
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) C#
4 8 (44.44%) ES6
4 8 (44.44%) TypeScript
5 3 (16.67%) XAML
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft