The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 32 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.29% 4.76% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 33.33% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.89% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Application Platforms Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
30 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 13.76% 14.29% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 8
Median daily rate £250 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £400 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) MS Project
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Sage
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Project
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Sage
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow