The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 22 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 40 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.91% 3.90% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 34.78% 25.00% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 1
Average daily rate
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£330 £238 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% -52.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £7.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -34.54%
SharePoint
Wales

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

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
115 72 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.86% 15.58% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 45 50
Average daily rate £350 £255 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -28.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £165 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £12.70 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.55 £18.98 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 21 £350 +27.27% 7
Newport -1 14 £328 - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
SharePoint
Wales

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.75%) .NET
3 38 (47.50%) C#
4 35 (43.75%) Scrum
5 32 (40.00%) TDD
5 32 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 32 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (40.00%) BDD
6 31 (38.75%) Test Scripting
7 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 30 (37.50%) ISEB
8 29 (36.25%) Software Testing
9 27 (33.75%) ISTQB
9 27 (33.75%) Load Testing
9 27 (33.75%) Test Management
9 27 (33.75%) JIRA
9 27 (33.75%) Selenium
9 27 (33.75%) Kanban
9 27 (33.75%) WebDriver
9 27 (33.75%) Open Source
9 27 (33.75%) Automation Testing
10 26 (32.50%) Subversion
10 26 (32.50%) Bugzilla
11 25 (31.25%) Jenkins
11 25 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
11 25 (31.25%) TortoiseSVN
11 25 (31.25%) SC Cleared
12 23 (28.75%) .NET Framework
12 23 (28.75%) JMeter
12 23 (28.75%) Java

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (17.50%) Lync
2 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.25%) CMS
5 5 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.75%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Office
2 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.25%) Office 365
3 4 (5.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.50%) Trello
4 2 (2.50%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Intranet
2 2 (2.50%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) VoIP
2 2 (2.50%) DHCP
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (33.75%) JIRA
2 27 (33.75%) Selenium
2 27 (33.75%) WebDriver
3 26 (32.50%) Subversion
3 26 (32.50%) Bugzilla
4 25 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 25 (31.25%) TortoiseSVN
5 23 (28.75%) JMeter
5 23 (28.75%) JUnit
6 22 (27.50%) TestNG
7 21 (26.25%) Ant
7 21 (26.25%) Maven
8 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) Tester
3 14 (17.50%) Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Web Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Business Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Web Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Web Test Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.75%) .NET
2 23 (28.75%) .NET Framework
3 9 (11.25%) HTML
3 9 (11.25%) CSS
4 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.25%) jQuery
6 4 (5.00%) HTML5
6 4 (5.00%) REST
6 4 (5.00%) CSS3
7 3 (3.75%) Ajax
7 3 (3.75%) XML
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.50%) CAML
8 2 (2.50%) XSL
8 2 (2.50%) XSLT
9 1 (1.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (1.25%) Web Services
9 1 (1.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.75%) Open Source
2 21 (26.25%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.50%) GIS
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.50%) iSeries
6 2 (2.50%) AS400
7 1 (1.25%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.75%) Scrum
3 32 (40.00%) TDD
3 32 (40.00%) BDD
4 31 (38.75%) Test Scripting
5 29 (36.25%) Software Testing
6 27 (33.75%) Load Testing
6 27 (33.75%) Test Management
6 27 (33.75%) Kanban
6 27 (33.75%) Automation Testing
7 16 (20.00%) CRM
8 14 (17.50%) Automated Testing
9 13 (16.25%) Migration
10 12 (15.00%) Project Management
11 8 (10.00%) Document Management
12 7 (8.75%) Data Migration
13 6 (7.50%) Validation
14 5 (6.25%) Workflow
14 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
14 5 (6.25%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) C#
2 23 (28.75%) Java
3 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.50%) SQL
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) VB
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.50%) ISEB
3 27 (33.75%) ISTQB
4 25 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) IIBA
5 2 (2.50%) PMP
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MCITP
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.50%) XenApp
2 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
2 2 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Casewise
2 5 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.00%) Citrix
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.50%) ProCurve
4 2 (2.50%) HP
4 2 (2.50%) Dell
4 2 (2.50%) Informatica
4 2 (2.50%) Symantec
4 2 (2.50%) McAfee
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) Mitel
5 1 (1.25%) ESRI
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