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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SharePoint Developer
Rank 353 299 247
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -52
Contract jobs requiring a SharePoint Developer 268 310 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.65% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 187 218
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £465 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £26.85 £40.57 £20.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.83% +101.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.85 £40.57 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-33.83% +80.31%

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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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 -41 244 £400 +6.66% 53
London +1 99 £413 +10.00% 15
South East -23 45 £400 +6.66% 7
City of London +27 36 £406 -9.72% 2
West Midlands +3 25 £400 -8.57% 3
Yorkshire -8 24 £328 -6.42% 2
Scotland -7 19 £350 - 12
West Yorkshire +2 18 £328 -9.65% 1
Leeds -4 17 £328 -12.66% 1
South West -40 17 £330 -17.50% 6
Edinburgh +2 16 £350 +11.11% 5
East of England 0 14 £399 +4.59% 4
East Midlands -5 12 £425 +6.25% 4
Berkshire -10 11 £338 -10.00%
Northamptonshire -4 10 £425 +6.25% 3
Surrey +13 9 £450 - 2
Reading -2 8 £338 -10.00%
Northampton -8 8 £425 +6.25%
North West -29 8 £375 +7.14% 11
Dorset +4 7 £320 -8.57% 1
Kent - 7 £450 -
Essex +13 6 £385 +250.00% 1
Middlesex +9 6 £350 +45.83%
Birmingham -9 6 £400 -33.33% 1
Hampshire -14 6 £400 -0.24% 3
Coventry - 6 £400 -
Glasgow -3 5 £331 +6.00% 4
Hertfordshire +5 4 £413 +8.19%
South Yorkshire +3 4 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £238 -32.62%

SharePoint Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 515 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 304 (59.03%) .NET
3 292 (56.70%) C#
4 285 (55.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 228 (44.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 221 (42.91%) CSS
7 203 (39.42%) JavaScript
8 186 (36.12%) HTML
9 179 (34.76%) ASP.NET
10 140 (27.18%) Microsoft
11 139 (26.99%) jQuery
12 123 (23.88%) SQL Server
13 122 (23.69%) Visual Studio
14 85 (16.50%) SQL
15 79 (15.34%) Intranet
16 74 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
17 73 (14.17%) Migration
18 69 (13.40%) XML
19 62 (12.04%) Office 365
20 58 (11.26%) PowerShell
21 53 (10.29%) Security Cleared
22 50 (9.71%) Ajax
22 50 (9.71%) Workflow
22 50 (9.71%) HTML5
23 48 (9.32%) Web Services
24 43 (8.35%) InfoPath
25 42 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
25 42 (8.16%) MS Excel
26 41 (7.96%) WCF
27 39 (7.57%) .NET Framework

SharePoint Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 515 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 285 (55.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 228 (44.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (4.85%) IIS
5 19 (3.69%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.17%) CMS
7 6 (1.17%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.97%) Lync
9 4 (0.78%) Confluence
9 4 (0.78%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Foundation
11 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.19%) WordPress
12 1 (0.19%) Apache
12 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 43 (8.35%) InfoPath
2 42 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 26 (5.05%) MS Office
4 7 (1.36%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 19 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.04%) Office 365
2 17 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.39%) Yammer
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 79 (15.34%) Intranet
2 10 (1.94%) Extranet
3 5 (0.97%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) LDAP
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) HTTP
4 1 (0.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.55%) PerformancePoint
8 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.97%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.78%) MS Access
11 3 (0.58%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.39%) IDOL
12 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.39%) QlikView
12 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.19%) Cognos Query Studio
13 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.19%) DTS
Development Applications
1 122 (23.69%) Visual Studio
2 42 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.78%) JIRA
6 3 (0.58%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.19%) Subversion
8 1 (0.19%) SilkCentral
General
1 35 (6.80%) Finance
2 25 (4.85%) Publishing
3 17 (3.30%) Advertising
4 16 (3.11%) Banking
5 7 (1.36%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.36%) Legal
6 6 (1.17%) Law
7 5 (0.97%) Marketing
8 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.39%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Retail
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (59.03%) .NET
2 221 (42.91%) CSS
3 186 (36.12%) HTML
4 179 (34.76%) ASP.NET
5 139 (26.99%) jQuery
6 69 (13.40%) XML
7 50 (9.71%) Ajax
7 50 (9.71%) HTML5
8 48 (9.32%) Web Services
9 41 (7.96%) WCF
10 39 (7.57%) .NET Framework
11 23 (4.47%) CSS3
12 22 (4.27%) REST
13 19 (3.69%) CAML
13 19 (3.69%) XHTML
14 15 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (2.14%) XSLT
16 9 (1.75%) AngularJS
17 7 (1.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 7 (1.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.27%) User Experience
2 18 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.14%) NHS
5 10 (1.94%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.78%) Physics
7 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.58%) Social Media
8 3 (0.58%) W3C
9 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.39%) Derivative
9 2 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.39%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.39%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.19%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.19%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.30%) Windows
2 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.58%) Android
3 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (14.17%) Migration
3 50 (9.71%) Workflow
4 32 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (5.63%) MVC
6 28 (5.44%) CRM
7 27 (5.24%) Web Development
8 20 (3.88%) SOA
9 19 (3.69%) Document Management
10 16 (3.11%) OO
11 15 (2.91%) Scrum
12 14 (2.72%) Content Management
13 12 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (2.33%) Mentoring
14 11 (2.14%) Project Management
14 11 (2.14%) Process Management
14 11 (2.14%) Software Engineering
15 9 (1.75%) Unit Testing
16 8 (1.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 292 (56.70%) C#
2 203 (39.42%) JavaScript
3 85 (16.50%) SQL
4 58 (11.26%) PowerShell
5 19 (3.69%) VBA
6 16 (3.11%) Java
7 7 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.36%) VB
7 7 (1.36%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.17%) C++
9 5 (0.97%) PHP
10 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.19%) Groovy
10 1 (0.19%) R
10 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.52%) Degree
5 7 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.97%) MCP
7 4 (0.78%) MCITP
8 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.39%) GMP
1 2 (0.39%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) GxP
2 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 140 (27.18%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.85%) Nintex
3 8 (1.55%) Telerik
4 6 (1.17%) Lotus
5 4 (0.78%) VMware
6 3 (0.58%) Apple
6 3 (0.58%) Meridio
6 3 (0.58%) Tableau
6 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.58%) Remedy
7 2 (0.39%) Google
8 1 (0.19%) Twitter
8 1 (0.19%) Kofax
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix
8 1 (0.19%) Veritas
8 1 (0.19%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.19%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle
8 1 (0.19%) SAP
8 1 (0.19%) Cognos
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