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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 19 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.13% 5.51% 6.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.70% 31.25% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 15
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £237 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
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
121 112 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.90% 17.64% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 78 42
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 -11 14 £350 +9.80% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £325 - 1
SharePoint
Wales

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 17 (38.64%) .NET
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (22.73%) Finance
5 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.45%) Project Management
6 9 (20.45%) C#
6 9 (20.45%) CRM
6 9 (20.45%) BDD
7 8 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (18.18%) Scrum
7 8 (18.18%) TDD
8 7 (15.91%) Document Management
8 7 (15.91%) Programme Management
8 7 (15.91%) Subversion
8 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
8 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
8 7 (15.91%) TestNG
8 7 (15.91%) Selenium
8 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
8 7 (15.91%) HTML
8 7 (15.91%) JUnit
8 7 (15.91%) CSS
8 7 (15.91%) Change Control
9 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Jenkins

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 8 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (11.36%) Lync
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.27%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) Office 365
3 4 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Intranet
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (4.55%) OLAP
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
2 7 (15.91%) JUnit
2 7 (15.91%) Subversion
2 7 (15.91%) Selenium
2 7 (15.91%) TestNG
3 6 (13.64%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) JMeter
3 6 (13.64%) Bugzilla
3 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.55%) NUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Billing
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint Developer
2 7 (15.91%) PMO Lead
3 6 (13.64%) Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) Applications Support
4 5 (11.36%) Applications Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Support Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Applications Support Manager
4 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 7 (15.91%) CSS
3 7 (15.91%) HTML
4 6 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) jQuery
6 2 (4.55%) XML
6 2 (4.55%) MDX
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.27%) Ajax
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.27%) HTML5
7 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.27%) REST
7 1 (2.27%) CSS3
7 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.82%) NHS
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) CRM
1 9 (20.45%) Project Management
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (20.45%) BDD
2 8 (18.18%) TDD
2 8 (18.18%) Scrum
3 7 (15.91%) Document Management
3 7 (15.91%) Change Control
3 7 (15.91%) Programme Management
4 6 (13.64%) Open Source
4 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Load Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Test Management
4 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Workflow
6 4 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) C#
3 6 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
2 2 (4.55%) Alterian
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix