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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 31 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 26 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.51% 7.20% 7.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.85% 32.93% 38.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 39
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £165 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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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
131 164 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.68% 21.87% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 84 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £249 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £6.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.10 £96.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (36.67%) CRM
4 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (28.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (23.33%) .NET
7 11 (18.33%) C#
7 11 (18.33%) Project Management
8 10 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (16.67%) Office 365
9 9 (15.00%) Migration
10 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
11 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
12 6 (10.00%) Workflow
12 6 (10.00%) Finance
12 6 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (8.33%) PRINCE
13 5 (8.33%) Web Services
13 5 (8.33%) HTML
13 5 (8.33%) SQL
13 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
13 5 (8.33%) Supplier Management
13 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
14 4 (6.67%) Information Security
14 4 (6.67%) InfoPath
14 4 (6.67%) jQuery
14 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 23 (38.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) Lync
5 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) Mule
6 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
2 3 (5.00%) PaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Skype
2 1 (1.67%) DHCP
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.67%) QlikView
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Advertising
3 2 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 11 (18.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Architect
9 3 (5.00%) CRM Architect
9 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.00%) CRM Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (5.00%) CRM Project Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) CRM Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) HTML
2 5 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.67%) CSS
3 4 (6.67%) jQuery
3 4 (6.67%) HTML5
3 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.00%) REST
4 3 (5.00%) WCF
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.33%) OAuth
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.67%) CSS3
6 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.67%) Middleware
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.67%) Wiki
2 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.67%) VMS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) CRM
2 11 (18.33%) Project Management
3 9 (15.00%) Migration
4 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.00%) Workflow
5 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 5 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) ERP
7 4 (6.67%) Validation
7 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security
8 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) C#
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Telerik
2 3 (5.00%) Nintex
3 2 (3.33%) Lotus
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) Sage
4 1 (1.67%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.67%) Endeca
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.67%) Veeam
4 1 (1.67%) Spiceworks
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