Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 27 July 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 West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 211 199
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 +1
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 1 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.018% 0.017% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.066% 0.065% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
South West median daily rate £325 £305 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% -5.43% -7.86%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £253
90th Percentile £338 £308 £353
England median daily rate £600 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +26.32% +8.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -11.11%

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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1508 1544 1647
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 27.54% 25.64% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1082 1102
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £265
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 76
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +5.31% +8.84%
10th Percentile £31.25 £20.39 £22.63
90th Percentile £54.50 £55.20 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.50 £37.25 £36.38
% change year-on-year +8.72% +2.41% +3.93%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in the South West

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in the South West

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in the South West

Silverlight
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Gloucestershire +11 1 £325 +6.56%
Silverlight
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 West region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Kendo UI
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Kendo UI
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik