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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 15 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.94% 10.71% 5.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 40.00% 75.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £398 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £364 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £415 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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Scotland

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
10 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.35% 14.29% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 23
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £412 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.73%

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

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) Lotus
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) CAML
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (13.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Support
4 1 (6.67%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) CAML
6 2 (13.33%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Lotus
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix