The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 4.92% 9.65% 5.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.00% 52.38% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% +1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -34.54%
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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 Solihull region.

Application Platforms Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 16.39% 18.42% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £200 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) UI Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft