The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - - 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £359 £350
% change year-on-year -17.77% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -27.50%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 159 149 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 34.19% 28.27% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 56
Median daily rate £380 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in South Yorkshire