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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 19 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.94% 5.00% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 45.45% 30.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £300 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +21.62%
SharePoint
County Antrim

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
11 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.66% 16.67% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £356 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.57% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 August 2016, 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 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Project
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM

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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) MorphX
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft