The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 48 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.30% 7.02% 4.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.57% 36.29% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £246 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £435 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -34.54%
SharePoint
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
157 124 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.60% 19.34% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 94 63
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £440 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 31 (37.80%) .NET
3 28 (34.15%) CRM
3 28 (34.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
5 26 (31.71%) C#
6 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (26.83%) MS Excel
8 20 (24.39%) HTML
8 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET
9 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
10 18 (21.95%) CSS
10 18 (21.95%) Finance
11 17 (20.73%) Project Management
12 13 (15.85%) Web Services
13 12 (14.63%) WCF
13 12 (14.63%) QA
13 12 (14.63%) Windows
14 11 (13.41%) SQL
14 11 (13.41%) Workflow
14 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
15 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2
15 10 (12.20%) Intranet
16 9 (10.98%) IIS
16 9 (10.98%) Migration
17 8 (9.76%) Advertising
17 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (9.76%) HTML5
17 8 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (10.98%) IIS
3 8 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (8.54%) CMS
4 7 (8.54%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.10%) WordPress
6 2 (2.44%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.54%) MS Project
3 7 (8.54%) MS Office
4 3 (3.66%) InfoPath
4 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (34.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.32%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) Intranet
2 2 (2.44%) LTE
3 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.88%) MySQL
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio Team System
1 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.22%) FxCop
3 1 (1.22%) NUnit
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Advertising
3 7 (8.54%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) CRM Developer
3 17 (20.73%) Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (8.54%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Architect
8 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) CRM Architect
9 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (3.66%) Coordinator
10 2 (2.44%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.80%) .NET
2 20 (24.39%) HTML
2 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET
3 18 (21.95%) CSS
4 13 (15.85%) Web Services
5 12 (14.63%) WCF
6 8 (9.76%) HTML5
7 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.10%) Silverlight
9 4 (4.88%) jQuery
10 3 (3.66%) CSS3
11 2 (2.44%) SOAP
11 2 (2.44%) XML
11 2 (2.44%) XSL
11 2 (2.44%) XSLT
11 2 (2.44%) REST
11 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (2.44%) Reactive Extensions
11 2 (2.44%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Social Media
2 6 (7.32%) PMI
3 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) iPad
5 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.22%) Wiki
6 1 (1.22%) RIA
6 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.22%) SUSE
3 1 (1.22%) UNIX
3 1 (1.22%) HPUX
3 1 (1.22%) Solaris
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) CRM
2 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.73%) Project Management
4 11 (13.41%) Workflow
5 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2
6 9 (10.98%) Migration
7 7 (8.54%) Change Control
8 6 (7.32%) Scrum
9 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.10%) Time Management
10 4 (4.88%) ITIL
10 4 (4.88%) OO
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.88%) Web Development
10 4 (4.88%) Line Management
10 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
2 26 (31.71%) C#
3 11 (13.41%) SQL
4 7 (8.54%) Java
5 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.88%) Perl
6 4 (4.88%) VBA
7 1 (1.22%) Korn
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) C
7 1 (1.22%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) C++
7 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) PMP
1 6 (7.32%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.10%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) MCITP
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) QA
2 6 (7.32%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) Nintex
3 1 (1.22%) VMware
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco
3 1 (1.22%) Veritas
3 1 (1.22%) Sun
3 1 (1.22%) EMC
3 1 (1.22%) Avaya
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