The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Northampton 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 22 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 9 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.50% 16.13% 8.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.00% 86.96% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Average daily rate £400 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.43%
Application Platforms Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.50% 18.55% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 17
Average daily rate £400 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £109 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -63.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
SharePoint
Northamptonshire

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014, 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 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) Intranet
4 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 8 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (25.00%) Banking
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) C++
7 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.29%) InfoPath
8 4 (14.29%) MS Project
8 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.71%) MS Office
9 3 (10.71%) XML
9 3 (10.71%) XSL
9 3 (10.71%) XSLT
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) VB
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) Retail
9 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Project
3 3 (10.71%) MS Office
4 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
5 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (3.57%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
1 11 (39.29%) SharePoint Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Web Editor
4 1 (3.57%) Project Officer
4 1 (3.57%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Support Assistant
4 1 (3.57%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (3.57%) Content Editor
4 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Project Assistant
4 1 (3.57%) Project Support Assistant
4 1 (3.57%) Designer
4 1 (3.57%) Trainer
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) XSL
3 3 (10.71%) XSLT
4 2 (7.14%) XHTML
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Project Management
1 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
2 2 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (7.14%) Workflow
2 2 (7.14%) Information Security
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
2 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
2 2 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
3 1 (3.57%) CRM
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Security Management
3 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.57%) SEO
3 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Web Design
3 1 (3.57%) Time Management
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) C++
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
2 1 (3.57%) MCPD
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCSD
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe