Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 November 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 578 533
Rank change year-on-year -28 -45 -31
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 29 41 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.091% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.26% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 69
London median daily rate £575 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -2.78% -9.55%
10th Percentile £418 £264 £258
90th Percentile £638 £638 £560
England median daily rate £525 £470 £400
% change year-on-year +11.70% +17.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £42.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17426 15521 15041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.99% 34.34% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13294 11606 11199
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 72 91
London median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.13 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in London

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in London

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Silverlight in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Silverlight in London

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in London

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London -2 5 £450 +10.77%
Silverlight
England

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

1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 24 (82.76%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) WPF
3 22 (75.86%) Banking
4 19 (65.52%) Finance
4 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
5 17 (58.62%) Investment Banking
6 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
7 13 (44.83%) MVC
8 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
9 10 (34.48%) HTML
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
9 10 (34.48%) Fixed Income
9 10 (34.48%) TDD
10 9 (31.03%) XAML
10 9 (31.03%) MVVM
11 8 (27.59%) HTML5
11 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
11 8 (27.59%) SQL
11 8 (27.59%) Ajax
12 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.69%) Front Office
12 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
13 5 (17.24%) XML
13 5 (17.24%) NUnit
14 4 (13.79%) Scrum

Silverlight
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) NUnit
2 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.90%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.45%) Bower
4 1 (3.45%) FxCop
4 1 (3.45%) Grunt
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) JSHint
4 1 (3.45%) Moq
4 1 (3.45%) NDepend
4 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) StyleCop
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (75.86%) Banking
2 19 (65.52%) Finance
3 17 (58.62%) Investment Banking
4 6 (20.69%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) C# Developer
3 15 (51.72%) .NET Developer
4 11 (37.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (34.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (27.59%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
6 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce Developer
7 5 (17.24%) Silverlight Developer
7 5 (17.24%) WPF Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Analyst
8 4 (13.79%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 3 (10.34%) Angular Developer
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (6.90%) C# Programmer
10 2 (6.90%) Programmer
10 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (6.90%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) .NET
1 24 (82.76%) WPF
2 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) Ajax
5 8 (27.59%) HTML5
6 5 (17.24%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (13.79%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (13.79%) WCF
8 3 (10.34%) CSS
8 3 (10.34%) LINQ
8 3 (10.34%) Web Services
9 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (6.90%) Middleware
9 2 (6.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Fixed Income
2 4 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.90%) Equities
4 2 (6.90%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) MVC
3 10 (34.48%) TDD
4 9 (31.03%) MVVM
5 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
9 3 (10.34%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (10.34%) Analytics
9 3 (10.34%) ATDD
9 3 (10.34%) Economics
9 3 (10.34%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.90%) Equity Research
10 2 (6.90%) Fund Management
10 2 (6.90%) Greeks
10 2 (6.90%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) XAML
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle