The table below looks at the statistics for the SharePoint Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SharePoint Developer
Rank 337 353 247
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -106
Contract jobs requiring a SharePoint Developer 321 241 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.46% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.50% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 152 276
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£388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £30.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.57 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

SharePoint Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SharePoint Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint Developer within the UK.

SharePoint Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SharePoint Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SharePoint Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Developer within the UK.

SharePoint Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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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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
England +10 277 £400 - 62
London +11 116 £410 +2.50% 20
South East -21 36 £450 +28.57% 6
City of London +21 30 £400 -2.43% 8
Scotland +6 29 £350 - 9
Yorkshire +22 28 £375 +212.50% 17
West Midlands -19 22 £383 -10.00% 2
South West -25 22 £375 +18.11% 6
West Yorkshire +8 19 £375 - 9
North West -15 19 £325 -13.90% 8
Berkshire +14 14 £450 +35.84%
Reading +14 13 £450 +28.57%
Leeds +4 11 £375 - 7
Glasgow -2 11 £330 -7.04% 6
Wiltshire -3 11 £381 +8.92%
Manchester -9 10 £330 -12.58% 3
East Midlands +10 9 £388 +82.35% 1
Edinburgh -2 9 £438 +40.00% 2
East of England -12 9 £350 -12.50% 1
Croydon -5 7 £450 +23.28%
Salisbury -5 7 - -
North Yorkshire +1 6 £283 +135.41% 6
Surrey -6 6 £450 +25.00% 3
Aberdeen +11 5 £438 +16.66% 1
Merseyside +1 5 £300 -29.41% 1
Birmingham -4 5 £350 -12.50% 1
Liverpool - 5 £300 - 1
Wales - 5 £348 -
Cheshire +5 4 £309 -
Bristol -20 4 £375 - 3

SharePoint Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SharePoint Developer in their job title 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 with SharePoint Developer in their job title.

1 666 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 408 (61.26%) .NET
3 365 (54.80%) C#
4 364 (54.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 333 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 265 (39.79%) JavaScript
7 258 (38.74%) HTML
8 255 (38.29%) ASP.NET
9 227 (34.08%) CSS
10 177 (26.58%) SQL Server
11 156 (23.42%) Microsoft
12 142 (21.32%) Visual Studio
12 142 (21.32%) jQuery
13 127 (19.07%) SQL
14 108 (16.22%) XML
14 108 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
14 108 (16.22%) PowerShell
15 104 (15.62%) Workflow
16 92 (13.81%) Intranet
17 89 (13.36%) Migration
18 88 (13.21%) Finance
18 88 (13.21%) WCF
19 87 (13.06%) InfoPath
20 86 (12.91%) Web Services
21 71 (10.66%) SharePoint Server
22 68 (10.21%) Office 365
23 63 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
24 58 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 57 (8.56%) MS Excel
26 56 (8.41%) Security Cleared

SharePoint Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SharePoint Developer in their job title 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 with SharePoint Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 666 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 364 (54.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 333 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 71 (10.66%) SharePoint Server
5 32 (4.80%) IIS
6 21 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (2.85%) CMS
8 18 (2.70%) IBM Notes
9 12 (1.80%) Lync
10 7 (1.05%) MS Project Server
10 7 (1.05%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (0.75%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (0.60%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.45%) SharePoint Foundation
14 2 (0.30%) Apache
14 2 (0.30%) Documentum
14 2 (0.30%) Site Server
14 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 87 (13.06%) InfoPath
2 57 (8.56%) MS Excel
3 36 (5.41%) MS Office
4 5 (0.75%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) MS Project
6 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 68 (10.21%) Office 365
2 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 92 (13.81%) Intranet
2 26 (3.90%) Extranet
3 13 (1.95%) HTTP
4 9 (1.35%) DNS
5 7 (1.05%) LDAP
6 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.75%) Internet
8 1 (0.15%) DMZ
8 1 (0.15%) LAN
8 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.80%) PerformancePoint
6 11 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.20%) IDOL
9 7 (1.05%) DTS
9 7 (1.05%) OLAP
10 4 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.60%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.30%) MS Access
12 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.15%) MySQL
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 142 (21.32%) Visual Studio
2 63 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.20%) NUnit
4 7 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.45%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.45%) FxCop
5 3 (0.45%) MSTest
6 2 (0.30%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.30%) Subversion
6 2 (0.30%) JIRA
6 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.15%) Moq
General
1 88 (13.21%) Finance
2 21 (3.15%) Banking
3 16 (2.40%) Legal
4 11 (1.65%) Publishing
5 9 (1.35%) Advertising
5 9 (1.35%) Marketing
6 8 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.90%) Retail
8 6 (0.90%) Law
9 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (61.26%) .NET
2 258 (38.74%) HTML
3 255 (38.29%) ASP.NET
4 227 (34.08%) CSS
5 142 (21.32%) jQuery
6 108 (16.22%) XML
7 88 (13.21%) WCF
8 86 (12.91%) Web Services
9 53 (7.96%) XSLT
10 52 (7.81%) HTML5
11 50 (7.51%) .NET Framework
12 27 (4.05%) REST
13 26 (3.90%) CSS3
13 26 (3.90%) Ajax
14 25 (3.75%) CAML
15 24 (3.60%) WF
16 22 (3.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 17 (2.55%) XSL
18 16 (2.40%) JSON
19 14 (2.10%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.20%) User Experience
2 21 (3.15%) Computer Science
3 9 (1.35%) Mathematics
4 8 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (0.90%) Clustering
5 6 (0.90%) Taxonomies
5 6 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 5 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 5 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.60%) Kindle
8 3 (0.45%) Physics
8 3 (0.45%) NHS
8 3 (0.45%) DTV
9 1 (0.15%) GIS
9 1 (0.15%) W3C
9 1 (0.15%) FMCG
9 1 (0.15%) Open Source
9 1 (0.15%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.51%) Windows
2 23 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (15.62%) Workflow
3 89 (13.36%) Migration
4 45 (6.76%) Document Management
5 44 (6.61%) Web Development
6 42 (6.31%) OO
7 37 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (5.11%) MVC
9 25 (3.75%) Unit Testing
10 23 (3.45%) CRM
11 19 (2.85%) Scrum
12 18 (2.70%) OOP
13 17 (2.55%) TDD
13 17 (2.55%) Coaching
14 16 (2.40%) UML
15 15 (2.25%) RUP
15 15 (2.25%) B2B
15 15 (2.25%) Content Management
16 14 (2.10%) Time Management
17 13 (1.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 365 (54.80%) C#
2 265 (39.79%) JavaScript
3 127 (19.07%) SQL
4 108 (16.22%) PowerShell
5 41 (6.16%) T-SQL
6 24 (3.60%) VB.NET
7 15 (2.25%) Java
8 14 (2.10%) VBA
9 6 (0.90%) C++
10 4 (0.60%) C
10 4 (0.60%) VB
11 2 (0.30%) PHP
12 1 (0.15%) Python
12 1 (0.15%) X++
12 1 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (4.20%) Degree
5 13 (1.95%) MCSD
6 9 (1.35%) MCTS
7 7 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.90%) MCITP
9 5 (0.75%) MCSE
10 4 (0.60%) MCSA
11 3 (0.45%) GISP
12 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.30%) MCAD
13 1 (0.15%) MCP
13 1 (0.15%) MCPD
13 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.15%) QA
2 9 (1.35%) SLA
3 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 156 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.75%) Nintex
3 18 (2.70%) Lotus
4 9 (1.35%) Meridio
5 5 (0.75%) SAP
6 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.45%) Kofax
7 3 (0.45%) IBM
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe
8 2 (0.30%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.30%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.15%) Citrix
9 1 (0.15%) Informatica
9 1 (0.15%) Veritas
9 1 (0.15%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.15%) Open Text
9 1 (0.15%) VMware
9 1 (0.15%) Telerik
9 1 (0.15%) Google
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