The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Foundation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Foundation over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation (WSS 4.0)
Rank 621 614 579
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -35
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Foundation 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.032% 0.021% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate £300 £436 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.23% -20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9442 9308 8887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.34% 18.02% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6133 5769 5264
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 320 314
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.08 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SharePoint Foundation
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SharePoint Foundation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint Foundation
Daily Rate Trend

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

SharePoint Foundation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint Foundation
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Foundation within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
London +6 3 £300 -31.23%
England -29 3 £300 -31.23%

SharePoint Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) AOP
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Java SE
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Jetty

SharePoint Foundation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) Apache TomEE
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Jetty
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) GitLab
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Analyst Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Programmer
2 4 (80.00%) Programmer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Programmer
2 4 (80.00%) XML Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) XML Developer
2 4 (80.00%) XML Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 5 (100.00%) HornetQ
1 5 (100.00%) Java SE
1 5 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 5 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) Memcached
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) AOP
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft