Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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 > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 225 247
Rank change year-on-year +25 +22 -44
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.10% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.36% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £333 £306 £306
90th Percentile £398 £420 £379
England median daily rate £531 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +11.84% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1806 1929 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.74% 28.33% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1356 1265
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 26 70
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.86 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Silverlight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in the North West

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in the North West

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Manchester +23 3 £375 +15.38% 2
Silverlight
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Internet

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Security Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft