The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 26 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 13 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.92% 5.65% 11.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% 55.56% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £338 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.41 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.00% +10.52%
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Northamptonshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
52 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 15.66% 10.17% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 9
Average daily rate £400 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £185 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
1 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) Banking
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.33%) Apple
7 2 (8.33%) ITSM
7 2 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) XSLT
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) UNIX
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.33%) IIS
7 2 (8.33%) MS Office
7 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (8.33%) Delphi
7 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.33%) TeamCity

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
1 13 (54.17%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Test Environment Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Environment Manager
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Writer
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Author
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) PKI
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) ITSM
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) Delphi
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Apple
1 2 (8.33%) Axway
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe