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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 19 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 55 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.19% 7.42% 4.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 33.95% 38.58% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £248 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £6.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
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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
162 127 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.18% 19.24% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 92 57
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 £247 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.11%) .NET
3 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
3 22 (27.85%) CRM
3 22 (27.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (26.58%) MS Excel
4 21 (26.58%) C#
4 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.05%) Project Management
6 18 (22.78%) Finance
7 13 (16.46%) HTML
7 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
8 12 (15.19%) CSS
8 12 (15.19%) Windows
8 12 (15.19%) SQL
8 12 (15.19%) QA
9 11 (13.92%) Web Services
10 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
10 10 (12.66%) Intranet
10 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (11.39%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (11.39%) Workflow
11 9 (11.39%) MS Office
12 8 (10.13%) Banking
12 8 (10.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (8.86%) WCF
13 7 (8.86%) Social Media
13 7 (8.86%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (8.86%) Advertising

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (10.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (8.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (8.86%) CMS
3 6 (7.59%) IIS
3 6 (7.59%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.33%) WordPress
5 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.53%) MS Project Server
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (26.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (11.39%) MS Office
3 6 (7.59%) MS Project
4 3 (3.80%) InfoPath
5 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.59%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Intranet
2 2 (2.53%) LTE
3 1 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.27%) Wireless
3 1 (1.27%) SAN
3 1 (1.27%) SSL
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.59%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) FxCop
2 1 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Advertising
4 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Legal
7 1 (1.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) CRM Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Data Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Database Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.06%) CRM Architect
7 4 (5.06%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) .NET
2 13 (16.46%) HTML
2 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.19%) CSS
4 11 (13.92%) Web Services
5 7 (8.86%) WCF
6 5 (6.33%) Silverlight
6 5 (6.33%) HTML5
7 4 (5.06%) jQuery
8 3 (3.80%) CSS3
8 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.53%) XSL
9 2 (2.53%) XSLT
9 2 (2.53%) REST
9 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.27%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (1.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (1.27%) XML
10 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Social Media
2 6 (7.59%) PMI
3 4 (5.06%) iPad
4 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.27%) RIA
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) CRM
2 19 (24.05%) Project Management
3 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
3 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.39%) Workflow
5 7 (8.86%) Migration
6 6 (7.59%) Scrum
6 6 (7.59%) Change Control
6 6 (7.59%) Time Management
7 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.33%) ITIL
8 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.06%) Web Development
8 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.06%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (5.06%) System Testing
8 4 (5.06%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) C#
1 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
2 12 (15.19%) SQL
3 7 (8.86%) Java
4 6 (7.59%) Perl
4 6 (7.59%) VBA
5 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) PMP
1 6 (7.59%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) MCITP
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) QA
2 6 (7.59%) P3O
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) VMware
3 1 (1.27%) Nintex
3 1 (1.27%) HP
3 1 (1.27%) Apple
3 1 (1.27%) Cognos
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle
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