The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 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
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 38 33 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 42 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.43% 4.17% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.71% 30.38% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 1
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£338 £238 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £7.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.95
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.93%
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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 Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
170 79 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.96% 13.74% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 40 52
Average daily rate £350 £253 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -30.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £356 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.46 £16.31 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +8.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.69 £13.30 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.49 £19.60 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Wales region 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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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
South Wales +6 39 £338 +31.70% 7
North Wales - 1 £110 -
West Wales - - - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.19%) .NET
3 38 (45.78%) C#
4 36 (43.37%) Scrum
5 33 (39.76%) TDD
5 33 (39.76%) BDD
6 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
7 31 (37.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
9 28 (33.73%) ISEB
9 28 (33.73%) Test Scripting
10 27 (32.53%) Software Testing
11 26 (31.33%) Subversion
12 25 (30.12%) ISTQB
12 25 (30.12%) Kanban
12 25 (30.12%) JIRA
12 25 (30.12%) Selenium
12 25 (30.12%) Test Management
12 25 (30.12%) SC Cleared
12 25 (30.12%) WebDriver
12 25 (30.12%) Open Source
13 24 (28.92%) Load Testing
13 24 (28.92%) Automation Testing
13 24 (28.92%) Bugzilla
14 23 (27.71%) TortoiseSVN
14 23 (27.71%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (26.51%) Jenkins
15 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
16 21 (25.30%) .NET Framework
17 18 (21.69%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 13 (15.66%) Lync
2 10 (12.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (10.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
5 7 (8.43%) CMS
5 7 (8.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.02%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (6.02%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Office
2 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.43%) Office 365
3 4 (4.82%) SaaS
4 2 (2.41%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Intranet
2 2 (2.41%) VoIP
2 2 (2.41%) DHCP
2 2 (2.41%) DNS
2 2 (2.41%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.82%) MS Access
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (37.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (31.33%) Subversion
3 25 (30.12%) WebDriver
3 25 (30.12%) JIRA
3 25 (30.12%) Selenium
4 24 (28.92%) Bugzilla
5 23 (27.71%) TortoiseSVN
6 22 (26.51%) Jenkins
7 17 (20.48%) JUnit
7 17 (20.48%) JMeter
8 16 (19.28%) TestNG
9 15 (18.07%) Ant
9 15 (18.07%) Maven
10 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (1.20%) NUnit
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Analyst
2 19 (22.89%) Tester
3 17 (20.48%) Developer
4 12 (14.46%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (3.61%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Applications Tester
8 3 (3.61%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Web Tester
8 3 (3.61%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.61%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Lead Tester
9 2 (2.41%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (48.19%) .NET
2 21 (25.30%) .NET Framework
3 12 (14.46%) HTML
3 12 (14.46%) CSS
4 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.02%) jQuery
5 5 (6.02%) HTML5
5 5 (6.02%) CSS3
6 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.82%) Ajax
6 4 (4.82%) REST
7 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.41%) CAML
8 2 (2.41%) XML
8 2 (2.41%) XSL
8 2 (2.41%) XSLT
9 1 (1.20%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (1.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Open Source
2 18 (21.69%) Client/Server
3 8 (9.64%) GIS
4 4 (4.82%) User Experience
4 4 (4.82%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.41%) iSeries
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) AS400
6 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.41%) UNIX
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.37%) Scrum
3 33 (39.76%) TDD
3 33 (39.76%) BDD
4 28 (33.73%) Test Scripting
5 27 (32.53%) Software Testing
6 25 (30.12%) Kanban
6 25 (30.12%) Test Management
7 24 (28.92%) Automation Testing
7 24 (28.92%) Load Testing
8 18 (21.69%) CRM
9 16 (19.28%) Migration
10 14 (16.87%) Automated Testing
11 13 (15.66%) Project Management
12 8 (9.64%) Document Management
13 7 (8.43%) Data Migration
13 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (7.23%) Validation
15 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
15 5 (6.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) C#
2 17 (20.48%) Java
3 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.05%) SQL
5 2 (2.41%) VBScript
6 1 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (1.20%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
2 28 (33.73%) ISEB
3 25 (30.12%) ISTQB
3 25 (30.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) PMP
4 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.41%) IIBA
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) MCITP
5 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) XenApp
2 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (27.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.02%) VMware
3 5 (6.02%) Casewise
3 5 (6.02%) Citrix
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.41%) HP
5 2 (2.41%) Dell
5 2 (2.41%) Informatica
5 2 (2.41%) Symantec
5 2 (2.41%) McAfee
5 2 (2.41%) ProCurve
5 2 (2.41%) Mitel
6 1 (1.20%) ESRI
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