The median contractor rate for a Silverlight Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Silverlight Developer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 633 630
Rank change year-on-year +47 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 16 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.020% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 6
Median daily rate £600 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.51% +9.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £319 £320
% change year-on-year - -0.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Silverlight Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Silverlight Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight Developer in the UK

Silverlight Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight Developer in the UK

Silverlight Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Silverlight Developer in the UK

Silverlight Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight Developer in the UK

Silverlight Developer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 15 £600 +65.51%
London +12 15 £600 +45.45%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Silverlight Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Silverlight Developer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
1 33 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 28 (84.85%) C#
2 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
3 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (78.79%) SQL
5 24 (72.73%) Scrum
5 24 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (63.64%) TDD
6 21 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (60.61%) Relational Database
8 19 (57.58%) Software Engineering
9 17 (51.52%) Banking
9 17 (51.52%) .NET Framework
10 16 (48.48%) WPF
10 16 (48.48%) Investment Banking
11 14 (42.42%) Finance
11 14 (42.42%) XAML
11 14 (42.42%) SDLC
11 14 (42.42%) Entity Framework
12 13 (39.39%) AngularJS
12 13 (39.39%) Front Office
12 13 (39.39%) Oracle
12 13 (39.39%) NHibernate
12 13 (39.39%) MVVM
13 12 (36.36%) HTML5
13 12 (36.36%) Refactoring
13 12 (36.36%) HTML
13 12 (36.36%) Fixed Income
13 12 (36.36%) Dapper ORM

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (12.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) NUnit
2 9 (27.27%) TeamCity
3 6 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 17 (51.52%) Banking
2 16 (48.48%) Investment Banking
3 14 (42.42%) Finance
4 13 (39.39%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
1 33 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 17 (51.52%) .NET Framework
3 16 (48.48%) WPF
4 14 (42.42%) Entity Framework
5 13 (39.39%) AngularJS
5 13 (39.39%) NHibernate
6 12 (36.36%) Dapper ORM
6 12 (36.36%) HTML
6 12 (36.36%) HTML5
7 10 (30.30%) Reactive Extensions
8 9 (27.27%) jQuery
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.09%) Angular 2
10 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 10 (30.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (30.30%) Virtual Team
3 8 (24.24%) User Experience
4 3 (9.09%) Equities
4 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
2 24 (72.73%) Scrum
3 21 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (63.64%) TDD
4 19 (57.58%) Software Engineering
5 14 (42.42%) SDLC
6 13 (39.39%) MVVM
7 12 (36.36%) Refactoring
8 11 (33.33%) Economics
9 10 (30.30%) Algorithmic Trading
10 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
11 8 (24.24%) Front End Development
12 6 (18.18%) Workflow
13 4 (12.12%) MVC
14 3 (9.09%) Analytics
14 3 (9.09%) Equity Research
14 3 (9.09%) Fund Management
15 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
16 1 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C#
1 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
2 26 (78.79%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) XAML
4 11 (33.33%) TypeScript
5 8 (24.24%) ES6
6 1 (3.03%) Delphi
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft