The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 17 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 9 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 11.84% 6.25% 12.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 34.62% 40.00% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £424 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £396 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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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 Taunton region.

Application Platforms Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
26 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 34.21% 15.63% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 11
Average daily rate £375 £420 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +32.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £448 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.60 - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) UML
5 9 (47.37%) IIS
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 9 (47.37%) C++
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Refactoring
6 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
6 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) Content Management
8 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (31.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (31.58%) XML
9 5 (26.32%) Scrum
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 5 (26.32%) GIS
9 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 6 (31.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (5.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Author
4 6 (31.58%) Technical Author
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
5 6 (31.58%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) GIS
1 5 (26.32%) Wiki
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) UML
1 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
1 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) Refactoring
3 6 (31.58%) Content Management
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Database Security
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) C++
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix