The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 14 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.89% 7.53% 13.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% 58.33% 65.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 15
Average daily rate
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- £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Application Platforms Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
5 12 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.43% 12.90% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 18
Average daily rate £200 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.05% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £238 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Aberdeen region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Aberdeen region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) CAML
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) CAML
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft