The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 13 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.65% - 2.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.71% - 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
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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 Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
28 19 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.82% 12.84% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 12
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 7 (43.75%) WCF
5 6 (37.50%) IIS
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) CRM
6 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
8 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
8 3 (18.75%) C#
8 3 (18.75%) Workflow
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (12.50%) Local Government
9 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 2 (12.50%) Open Source
9 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (12.50%) CMS
4 2 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (6.25%) Lync
5 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Developer
2 5 (31.25%) CRM Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
2 7 (43.75%) WCF
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle