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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 26 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.91% 1.74% 3.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.00% 10.87% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.41 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-41.95% +21.00%
SharePoint
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
25 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.96% 15.97% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £229 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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
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 29 April 2016, 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 15 (75.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (35.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (30.00%) Classic ASP
6 6 (30.00%) VBA
6 6 (30.00%) VB
6 6 (30.00%) VB6
7 5 (25.00%) SAP
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Law
8 3 (15.00%) Workflow
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (10.00%) Change Management
9 2 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (5.00%) Analytics
10 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (5.00%) Confluence
10 1 (5.00%) Social Media
10 1 (5.00%) Waterfall

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (35.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (30.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) SEO
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 15 (75.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (30.00%) VB
5 6 (30.00%) VB6
5 6 (30.00%) VBA
6 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) SAP