Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 184 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +184
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.060% 0.045% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Scotland median daily rate £325 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.91% - -
UK median daily rate £525 £465 £400
% change year-on-year +12.90% +16.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1343 1203 1261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.88% 27.34% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 728 672
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in Scotland

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in Scotland

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in Scotland

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 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
Edinburgh -17 3 £325 -40.91%
Silverlight
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Markit EDM
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#