The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Silverlight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 30 April 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - - 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +8.47% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

Silverlight is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 257 172 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 43.49% 29.71% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 131 131
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +309.09% -24.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Silverlight as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in Oxfordshire

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in Oxfordshire

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) XAML
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin