Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 356 375
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19 -23
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 5 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.13% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 5
South East median daily rate £463 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.65% +6.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £403 £325 £378
90th Percentile £481 £563 £580
England median daily rate £525 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4632 4459 5077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.52% 26.82% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2858 2705 3276
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.25 £51.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Silverlight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in the South East

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in the South East

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in the South East

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Berkshire +2 5 £463 +32.14% 1
Thames Valley -8 5 £463 +32.14% 1
Silverlight
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Sass
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) Grunt
3 3 (60.00%) LESS
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) gulp
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
3 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (60.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Animation
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (60.00%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Grunt
1 3 (60.00%) gulp
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Angular Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) Sass
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) DHTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) LESS
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) SVG
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Animation
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Kotlin
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft