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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 36 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.88% 6.25% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 37.50% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £331 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +20.98%

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
29 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.83% 16.67% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
Median daily rate £225 £400 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +25.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 February 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 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) MS Project
5 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) Sage
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Advertising
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET

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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
1 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
1 2 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow