Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Silverlight Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 865 836
Rank change year-on-year +1 -29 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 13 16 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.016% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 23
UK median daily rate £525 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £355 £264 £313
90th Percentile £625 £638 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £288 £350
% change year-on-year +44.35% -17.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Silverlight Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Silverlight Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 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 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
England +11 11 £525 +23.53% 1
London -27 7 £525 +16.67% 1
UK excluding London +23 6 £415 +44.35%
East of England - 3 £415 -
Scotland - 2 £325 -
South East 0 1 £450 +56.52%

Silverlight Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 11 (84.62%) WPF
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) XAML
4 8 (61.54%) MVVM
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 6 (46.15%) Banking
7 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
7 5 (38.46%) Front Office
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
8 4 (30.77%) TDD
8 4 (30.77%) WCF
8 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (30.77%) TypeScript
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (23.08%) Analytics
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (23.08%) HTML5
9 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (23.08%) Angular 2
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008

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 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Front Office
2 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 11 (84.62%) WPF
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 3 (23.08%) Angular 2
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (15.38%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 1 (7.69%) LINQ
8 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Equities
1 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
1 3 (23.08%) Hedge funds
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVVM
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Equity Research
4 3 (23.08%) Fund Management
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Economics
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) XAML
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) TypeScript
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) Kotlin
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft