Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 209 169
Contract jobs citing Silverlight 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.049% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.19% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
West Midlands median daily rate - £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.21% -7.30%
England median daily rate £525 £470 £400
% change year-on-year +11.70% +17.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1173 1585 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.23% 25.63% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 972 687
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £568 £513 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in the West Midlands

Silverlight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Silverlight in the West Midlands

Silverlight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Silverlight in the West Midlands