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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation (WSS 4.0)
Rank - 592 549
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Foundation 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.033% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £550 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
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
9703 9203 8413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.19% 17.38% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 5679 4745
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 313 445
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.09 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Yammer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) REST

SharePoint Foundation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle