Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 20 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 100 107
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.079% 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Reading median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £350 £475
% change year-on-year +32.14% -26.32% +19.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 315 299 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.92% 20.51% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 176 334
Reading median daily rate £400 £398 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -4.68% +7.61%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £283
90th Percentile £525 £488 £547
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £50.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -60.99% +164.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.40 £15.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £21.06 £37.25
% change year-on-year +51.98% -43.48% +96.05%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in Reading

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in Reading

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 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 Reading region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft