The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 7 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.
|6 months to
7 Dec 2023
|Same period 2022||Same period 2021|
|Rank change year-on-year||+202||+26||-253|
|Contract jobs citing Silverlight||1||3||35|
|As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK||0.002%||0.004%||0.039%|
|As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category||0.010%||0.015%||0.13%|
|Number of daily rates quoted||0||3||32|
|Median daily rate (50th Percentile)||-||£775||£700|
|Median % change year-on-year||-||+10.71%||+123.64%|
|UK excluding London median daily rate||-||-||£425|
|% change year-on-year||-||-||+35.78%|
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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.
|Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills||9,969||20,027||26,278|
|As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK||22.21%||26.09%||29.33%|
|Number of daily rates quoted||7,082||14,296||19,034|
|Median daily rate (50th Percentile)||£550||£575||£528|
|Median % change year-on-year||-4.35%||+8.90%||+8.31%|
|UK excluding London median daily rate||£500||£525||£475|
|% change year-on-year||-4.76%||+10.53%||+10.47%|
|Number of hourly rates quoted||180||213||270|
|Median hourly rate||£53.50||£65.00||£49.00|
|Median % change year-on-year||-17.69%||+32.65%||+8.89%|
|UK excluding London median hourly rate||£51.89||£65.00||£49.00|
|% change year-on-year||-20.17%||+32.65%||+7.69%|
Job Vacancy Trend
Job postings citing Silverlight as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.
Contractor Daily Rate Trend
3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Silverlight.
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend
3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Silverlight.
Top 2 Contract Locations
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the UK over the 6 months to 7 December 2023. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
on Same Period
IT Job Ads
Past 6 Months
|Median Daily Rate
on Same Period
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category
The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories: