The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 20 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.98% 13.58% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 64.71% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
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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 Croydon region.

Application Platforms Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.82% 20.99% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 17
Average daily rate £591 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.46% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £425 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.92 £20.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) XML
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (54.55%) PerformancePoint
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) Workflow
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) NUnit
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) MSTest
7 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) PerformancePoint
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) NUnit
3 3 (27.27%) MSTest
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WF
4 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft