The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 47 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 36 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.07% 3.79% 3.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.23% 18.59% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 16
Average daily rate £300 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £259 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
253 156 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.57% 20.39% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 93 121
Average daily rate £350 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.45 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.43% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £9.45 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 51 (64.56%) .NET
2 43 (54.43%) C#
3 39 (49.37%) SQL Server
4 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
5 31 (39.24%) SQL
6 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (31.65%) Visual Studio
8 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
9 21 (26.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (25.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (24.05%) Workflow
12 18 (22.78%) InfoPath
12 18 (22.78%) SharePoint Server
13 17 (21.52%) Web Services
14 16 (20.25%) XML
15 15 (18.99%) ETL
15 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (17.72%) HTML
17 13 (16.46%) MS Office
18 12 (15.19%) ITIL
18 12 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
19 11 (13.92%) SOA
19 11 (13.92%) Finance
20 10 (12.66%) Service Management
20 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
20 10 (12.66%) Project Management
20 10 (12.66%) Oracle
20 10 (12.66%) OLAP

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (25.32%) SharePoint 2010
2 18 (22.78%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (10.13%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (6.33%) IIS
6 4 (5.06%) CMS
6 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) InfoPath
2 13 (16.46%) MS Office
3 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.80%) PowerPivot
4 3 (3.80%) MS Project
5 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) Lawson
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.27%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Intranet
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) LAN
2 4 (5.06%) WAN
2 4 (5.06%) SMTP
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.06%) SAN
2 4 (5.06%) NAS
3 2 (2.53%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) VPN
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (49.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (12.66%) OLAP
6 9 (11.39%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.06%) EDRMS
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (5.06%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (31.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) JIRA
3 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.53%) Selenium
3 2 (2.53%) MSTest
4 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Local Government
3 3 (3.80%) Publishing
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Applications Manager
5 8 (10.13%) SharePoint Administrator
5 8 (10.13%) Administrator
6 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Trainer
8 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.80%) Project Officer
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Project Support Officer
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (64.56%) .NET
2 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
3 17 (21.52%) Web Services
4 16 (20.25%) XML
5 14 (17.72%) HTML
6 10 (12.66%) CSS
6 10 (12.66%) WCF
7 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.59%) WF
9 5 (6.33%) Ajax
10 4 (5.06%) XHTML
10 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.80%) WPF
11 3 (3.80%) WinForms
12 2 (2.53%) SOAP
12 2 (2.53%) LINQ to SQL
12 2 (2.53%) REST
12 2 (2.53%) LINQ
13 1 (1.27%) MDX
13 1 (1.27%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.80%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) iPhone
4 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) Workflow
3 15 (18.99%) ETL
4 12 (15.19%) ITIL
5 11 (13.92%) SOA
6 10 (12.66%) Service Management
6 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.66%) Project Management
7 9 (11.39%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (11.39%) RDF
7 9 (11.39%) Migration
8 7 (8.86%) MVC
9 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.59%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.33%) ITIL V3
10 5 (6.33%) Scrum
11 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
11 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) C#
2 31 (39.24%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.39%) PL/SQL
4 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) Java
8 1 (1.27%) VBA
8 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) ISEB
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.80%) MCSE
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) Kofax
3 4 (5.06%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) Perforce
6 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.27%) BT
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