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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 29 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 32 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.47% 4.59% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.83% 29.85% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 3
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£339 £238 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.63% -52.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
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 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -34.16%
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
111 67 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.97% 15.37% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 50
Average daily rate £375 £255 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £398 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.10 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £13.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -6 19 £349 +26.81% 4
Newport -2 9 £345 - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
SharePoint
Wales

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 40 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.25%) .NET
3 35 (43.75%) C#
3 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 33 (41.25%) Scrum
5 31 (38.75%) TDD
5 31 (38.75%) BDD
6 28 (35.00%) Test Scripting
7 27 (33.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (32.50%) Security Cleared
9 25 (31.25%) ISEB
10 24 (30.00%) Subversion
10 24 (30.00%) Software Testing
11 23 (28.75%) Test Management
12 22 (27.50%) Load Testing
12 22 (27.50%) JIRA
12 22 (27.50%) Selenium
12 22 (27.50%) Kanban
12 22 (27.50%) WebDriver
12 22 (27.50%) Open Source
12 22 (27.50%) Automation Testing
12 22 (27.50%) ISTQB
12 22 (27.50%) JMeter
12 22 (27.50%) Java
12 22 (27.50%) JUnit
12 22 (27.50%) CRM
13 21 (26.25%) Bugzilla
13 21 (26.25%) TestNG
13 21 (26.25%) HP Quality Center
13 21 (26.25%) TortoiseSVN

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (21.25%) Lync
2 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (10.00%) CMS
5 7 (8.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.75%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.00%) Office 365
3 7 (8.75%) SaaS
4 2 (2.50%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Intranet
2 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.50%) VoIP
2 2 (2.50%) DHCP
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) 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 27 (33.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (30.00%) Subversion
3 22 (27.50%) WebDriver
3 22 (27.50%) JUnit
3 22 (27.50%) JMeter
3 22 (27.50%) JIRA
3 22 (27.50%) Selenium
4 21 (26.25%) TestNG
4 21 (26.25%) Bugzilla
4 21 (26.25%) TortoiseSVN
5 20 (25.00%) Maven
5 20 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 20 (25.00%) Ant
6 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Test Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Tester
2 13 (16.25%) Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Web Tester
7 3 (3.75%) Applications Tester
7 3 (3.75%) Web Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.25%) .NET
2 18 (22.50%) .NET Framework
3 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.00%) CSS
4 8 (10.00%) HTML
5 4 (5.00%) jQuery
5 4 (5.00%) HTML5
5 4 (5.00%) REST
5 4 (5.00%) CSS3
6 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.75%) Ajax
6 3 (3.75%) XML
6 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.50%) XSL
7 2 (2.50%) XSLT
7 2 (2.50%) CAML
8 1 (1.25%) WCF
8 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Open Source
2 17 (21.25%) Client/Server
3 8 (10.00%) GIS
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) User Experience
6 2 (2.50%) iSeries
6 2 (2.50%) AS400
7 1 (1.25%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) Scrum
3 31 (38.75%) TDD
3 31 (38.75%) BDD
4 28 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 24 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 23 (28.75%) Test Management
7 22 (27.50%) Load Testing
7 22 (27.50%) Kanban
7 22 (27.50%) CRM
7 22 (27.50%) Automation Testing
8 17 (21.25%) Automated Testing
9 16 (20.00%) Migration
10 12 (15.00%) Document Management
11 8 (10.00%) Workflow
11 8 (10.00%) Project Management
11 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.75%) Data Migration
12 7 (8.75%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (7.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) C#
2 22 (27.50%) Java
3 9 (11.25%) SQL
4 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (31.25%) ISEB
3 22 (27.50%) ISTQB
4 20 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.50%) PMP
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.50%) IIBA
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) MCITP
6 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) XenApp
3 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.50%) vSphere
3 2 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 6 (7.50%) VMware
3 6 (7.50%) Citrix
4 5 (6.25%) Casewise
5 4 (5.00%) Symantec
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Dell
6 2 (2.50%) EMC
6 2 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (2.50%) Informatica
6 2 (2.50%) NetApp
6 2 (2.50%) McAfee
6 2 (2.50%) Mitel
6 2 (2.50%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.25%) ESRI
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago