Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Silverlight Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 627 600 591
Rank change year-on-year -27 -9 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 7 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.035% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 10
London median daily rate £525 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -13.16%
10th Percentile £452 £263 £371
90th Percentile £625 £638 £476
England median daily rate £525 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +23.53% +13.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44629 42675 44230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.99% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32318 30339 31174
London median daily rate £495 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 554 685
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +4.04% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Silverlight Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Silverlight Developer in London

Silverlight Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight Developer in London

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region featuring Silverlight Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
3 5 (71.43%) XAML
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Front Office
3 5 (71.43%) MVVM
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
5 3 (42.86%) Equities
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Analytics
5 3 (42.86%) TypeScript
5 3 (42.86%) Fund Management
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
5 3 (42.86%) Equity Research
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (42.86%) Angular 2

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Front Office
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) Angular 2
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Equities
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
1 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVVM
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Equity Research
3 3 (42.86%) Fund Management
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Economics
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) XAML
4 3 (42.86%) TypeScript
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft