The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 32 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 7.02% 9.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 39.02% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
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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 Kent region.

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.82% 17.98% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 34
Average daily rate £450 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +18.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 9 (52.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (11.76%) Office 365
9 1 (5.88%) Big Data
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) Analytics

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 9 (52.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Office Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
6 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) MVVM
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft