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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 27 June 2022 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
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 553 484 395
Rank change year-on-year -69 -89 +204
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 26 10 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.037% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.10% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 2
10th Percentile £600 £400 £610
25th Percentile - £553 £625
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £750 £700 £675
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile - £725 £750
90th Percentile - - £780
England median daily rate £750 £700 £675
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +42.11%

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 12,113 9,724 6,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.05% 36.36% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,364 7,228 4,937
10th Percentile £425 £393 £375
25th Percentile £505 £461 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £545 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.09% +3.81% -
75th Percentile £719 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £711
England median daily rate £575 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +12.75% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 34
10th Percentile £29.75 £25.25 £22.80
25th Percentile £35.00 £35.25 £31.21
Median hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.92% -1.34%
75th Percentile £67.07 £60.97 £63.00
90th Percentile £75.39 £68.36 £68.31
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -2.17% +2.22%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in London

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Silverlight in London.

Daily rate trend for Silverlight in London

Silverlight
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Silverlight in London over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Silverlight in London

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Silverlight in London.

Hourly rate trend for Silverlight in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Silverlight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) Scrum
1 26 (100.00%) Agile
1 26 (100.00%) WPF
2 25 (96.15%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (96.15%) Reactive Extensions
2 25 (96.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 25 (96.15%) Technical Analysis
2 25 (96.15%) Relational Database
2 25 (96.15%) SDLC
2 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 25 (96.15%) TDD
2 25 (96.15%) Front Office
2 25 (96.15%) XAML
2 25 (96.15%) Finance
2 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 25 (96.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (96.15%) RTMP
3 21 (80.77%) TypeScript
3 21 (80.77%) Banking
3 21 (80.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Economics
4 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
4 4 (15.38%) Social Skills

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:

Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (96.15%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (96.15%) Finance
1 25 (96.15%) Front Office
2 21 (80.77%) Banking
2 21 (80.77%) Investment Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (96.15%) UI Developer
3 23 (88.46%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) WPF
2 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 25 (96.15%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (96.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile
1 26 (100.00%) Scrum
2 25 (96.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 25 (96.15%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (96.15%) SDLC
2 25 (96.15%) TDD
2 25 (96.15%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Economics
3 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
3 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 25 (96.15%) XAML
3 21 (80.77%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft