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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 41 28 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 41 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.44% 4.97% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.70% 30.49% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
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 £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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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
148 82 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.65% 16.30% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 34 36
Average daily rate £375 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.31 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +8.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £13.30 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £19.60 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
South Wales +3 37 £350 +53.00% 4
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.00%) .NET
3 35 (47.30%) C#
3 35 (47.30%) Scrum
4 32 (43.24%) TDD
4 32 (43.24%) BDD
5 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
5 29 (39.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (36.49%) ISEB
7 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
7 26 (35.14%) Subversion
7 26 (35.14%) Software Testing
7 26 (35.14%) Test Scripting
8 25 (33.78%) Kanban
8 25 (33.78%) JIRA
8 25 (33.78%) Selenium
8 25 (33.78%) WebDriver
8 25 (33.78%) Open Source
8 25 (33.78%) ISTQB
9 24 (32.43%) Bugzilla
9 24 (32.43%) Automation Testing
9 24 (32.43%) Load Testing
9 24 (32.43%) Test Management
9 24 (32.43%) SC Cleared
10 23 (31.08%) HP Quality Center
10 23 (31.08%) TortoiseSVN
11 22 (29.73%) Jenkins
12 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
12 21 (28.38%) .NET Framework
13 18 (24.32%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (17.57%) Lync
2 6 (8.11%) CMS
2 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.76%) ArcGIS
4 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Office
2 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.11%) Office 365
3 3 (4.05%) SaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Trello
4 2 (2.70%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Intranet
2 3 (4.05%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) VoIP
3 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.41%) MS Access
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (39.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (35.14%) Subversion
3 25 (33.78%) JIRA
3 25 (33.78%) Selenium
3 25 (33.78%) WebDriver
4 24 (32.43%) Bugzilla
5 23 (31.08%) TortoiseSVN
6 22 (29.73%) Jenkins
7 17 (22.97%) JUnit
7 17 (22.97%) JMeter
8 16 (21.62%) TestNG
9 15 (20.27%) Maven
9 15 (20.27%) Ant
10 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Advertising
2 1 (1.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Analyst
2 19 (25.68%) Tester
3 13 (17.57%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Data Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) Web Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Web Test Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Web Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Web Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.00%) .NET
2 21 (28.38%) .NET Framework
3 14 (18.92%) HTML
3 14 (18.92%) CSS
4 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.76%) jQuery
5 5 (6.76%) CSS3
5 5 (6.76%) HTML5
5 5 (6.76%) XML
6 4 (5.41%) Ajax
6 4 (5.41%) REST
6 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.05%) Web Services
8 2 (2.70%) XSL
8 2 (2.70%) XSLT
8 2 (2.70%) CAML
9 1 (1.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.78%) Open Source
2 18 (24.32%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.46%) User Experience
4 6 (8.11%) GIS
5 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.70%) AS400
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) iSeries
7 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.30%) Scrum
3 32 (43.24%) TDD
3 32 (43.24%) BDD
4 26 (35.14%) Software Testing
4 26 (35.14%) Test Scripting
5 25 (33.78%) Kanban
6 24 (32.43%) Automation Testing
6 24 (32.43%) Load Testing
6 24 (32.43%) Test Management
7 18 (24.32%) CRM
8 15 (20.27%) Migration
9 14 (18.92%) Project Management
10 13 (17.57%) Automated Testing
11 8 (10.81%) Data Migration
12 6 (8.11%) Document Management
12 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (5.41%) MVC
13 4 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) C#
2 17 (22.97%) Java
3 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.16%) SQL
4 4 (5.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) VBScript
5 1 (1.35%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
2 27 (36.49%) ISEB
3 25 (33.78%) ISTQB
4 24 (32.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) PMP
5 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.70%) IIBA
5 2 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Alterian
5 2 (2.70%) VMware
5 2 (2.70%) Casewise
5 2 (2.70%) Informatica
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) Dell
6 1 (1.35%) ESRI
6 1 (1.35%) Mitel
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