The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 44 43 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 44 34 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.06% 3.58% 8.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.04% 19.32% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 48
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£350 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
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West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
191 176 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.62% 18.51% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 110 128
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £8.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +71.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 35 (40.70%) C#
2 34 (39.53%) .NET
3 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
4 26 (30.23%) Visual Studio
5 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET
6 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
7 19 (22.09%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (20.93%) Intranet
8 18 (20.93%) HTML
8 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
9 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (19.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (18.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (18.60%) CSS
11 15 (17.44%) MS PowerPoint
11 15 (17.44%) Finance
12 14 (16.28%) Office 365
13 12 (13.95%) SQL
13 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
13 12 (13.95%) MS Visio
14 11 (12.79%) CRM
14 11 (12.79%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (12.79%) WCF
15 10 (11.63%) User Experience
15 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (11.63%) Project Management
16 9 (10.47%) QlikView
17 8 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
17 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (19.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (18.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (12.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) Lync
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.95%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.14%) InfoPath
4 6 (6.98%) MS Office
5 2 (2.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) Intranet
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.47%) QlikView
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.49%) OLAP
7 3 (3.49%) EDRMS
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.16%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (30.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.49%) Selenium
2 3 (3.49%) MSTest
2 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Advertising
2 3 (3.49%) Legal
2 3 (3.49%) Back Office
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Developer
2 29 (33.72%) Analyst
3 26 (30.23%) SharePoint Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Business Analyst
5 11 (12.79%) .NET Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (3.49%) CRM Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Commercial Analyst
12 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 2 (2.33%) CRM Analyst
12 2 (2.33%) PMO Manager
12 2 (2.33%) Coordinator
12 2 (2.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) .NET
2 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET
3 18 (20.93%) HTML
4 16 (18.60%) CSS
5 11 (12.79%) WCF
6 7 (8.14%) WF
7 5 (5.81%) Web Services
8 4 (4.65%) jQuery
9 3 (3.49%) SOAP
9 3 (3.49%) MDX
10 2 (2.33%) Middleware
10 2 (2.33%) XML
11 1 (1.16%) WinForms
11 1 (1.16%) Ajax
11 1 (1.16%) XHTML
11 1 (1.16%) Application Packaging
11 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.16%) WPF
11 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) User Experience
2 6 (6.98%) NHS
3 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.16%) PKI
5 1 (1.16%) CMDB
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) UNIX
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.79%) CRM
3 11 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (11.63%) Project Management
5 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
5 8 (9.30%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (6.98%) Change Management
7 5 (5.81%) Migration
7 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL
7 5 (5.81%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.65%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.65%) Service Management
8 4 (4.65%) Workflow
8 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) C#
2 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.95%) SQL
4 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) VBScript
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) ISEB
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCTS
4 1 (1.16%) PMP
4 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) OpenView
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) SCOM
1 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Hyperion
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) Kofax
5 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.33%) RedPrairie
5 2 (2.33%) Sage
5 2 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) Perforce
6 1 (1.16%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) Remedy
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