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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 40 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 35 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.54% 4.35% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.49% 29.27% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 4
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£344 £238 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -52.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
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 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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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
149 82 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.33% 14.86% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 54 63
Average daily rate £375 £259 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% -30.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.30 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £15.27 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 33 £340 +43.15% 7
North Wales 0 1 - -
West Wales - - - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.19%) .NET
3 40 (44.94%) C#
4 37 (41.57%) Microsoft
5 35 (39.33%) Scrum
6 33 (37.08%) TDD
6 33 (37.08%) BDD
7 31 (34.83%) Test Scripting
8 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
8 29 (32.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (31.46%) ISEB
10 26 (29.21%) Subversion
10 26 (29.21%) Software Testing
11 25 (28.09%) JMeter
11 25 (28.09%) Java
11 25 (28.09%) WebDriver
11 25 (28.09%) Load Testing
11 25 (28.09%) Test Management
11 25 (28.09%) ISTQB
11 25 (28.09%) JIRA
11 25 (28.09%) Selenium
11 25 (28.09%) Automation Testing
12 24 (26.97%) Kanban
12 24 (26.97%) Open Source
12 24 (26.97%) JUnit
12 24 (26.97%) Bugzilla
13 23 (25.84%) Maven
13 23 (25.84%) TortoiseSVN
13 23 (25.84%) TestNG
13 23 (25.84%) HP Quality Center

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (19.10%) Lync
2 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (10.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (8.99%) CMS
5 8 (8.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (4.49%) ArcGIS
6 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.12%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Office
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.11%) Office 365
3 7 (7.87%) SaaS
4 2 (2.25%) Trello
4 2 (2.25%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) Intranet
2 2 (2.25%) VoIP
2 2 (2.25%) DHCP
2 2 (2.25%) DNS
2 2 (2.25%) SAN
2 2 (2.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.37%) MS Access
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (32.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (29.21%) Subversion
3 25 (28.09%) JMeter
3 25 (28.09%) WebDriver
3 25 (28.09%) JIRA
3 25 (28.09%) Selenium
4 24 (26.97%) JUnit
4 24 (26.97%) Bugzilla
5 23 (25.84%) Maven
5 23 (25.84%) TortoiseSVN
5 23 (25.84%) TestNG
6 22 (24.72%) Jenkins
6 22 (24.72%) Ant
7 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Developer
3 14 (15.73%) Test Analyst
3 14 (15.73%) Tester
4 12 (13.48%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Business Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Web Tester
9 3 (3.37%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Web Test Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (47.19%) .NET
2 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
3 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (11.24%) CSS
4 10 (11.24%) HTML
5 4 (4.49%) jQuery
5 4 (4.49%) HTML5
5 4 (4.49%) REST
5 4 (4.49%) CSS3
6 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.37%) XML
6 3 (3.37%) Ajax
7 2 (2.25%) XSL
7 2 (2.25%) XSLT
7 2 (2.25%) CAML
8 1 (1.12%) WCF
8 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Open Source
2 20 (22.47%) Client/Server
3 9 (10.11%) GIS
4 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) User Experience
6 2 (2.25%) AS400
6 2 (2.25%) iSeries
7 1 (1.12%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.25%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (39.33%) Scrum
3 33 (37.08%) TDD
3 33 (37.08%) BDD
4 31 (34.83%) Test Scripting
5 26 (29.21%) Software Testing
6 25 (28.09%) Load Testing
6 25 (28.09%) Test Management
6 25 (28.09%) Automation Testing
7 24 (26.97%) Kanban
8 22 (24.72%) CRM
9 17 (19.10%) Automated Testing
9 17 (19.10%) Migration
10 12 (13.48%) Document Management
11 8 (8.99%) Workflow
11 8 (8.99%) Project Management
11 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.87%) Data Migration
12 7 (7.87%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (6.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) C#
2 25 (28.09%) Java
3 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.24%) SQL
4 2 (2.25%) VBScript
5 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
2 28 (31.46%) ISEB
3 25 (28.09%) ISTQB
4 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.25%) PMP
6 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.25%) IIBA
6 2 (2.25%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) MCSE
7 1 (1.12%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) vSphere
3 2 (2.25%) XenApp
3 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 23 (25.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (41.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Sitecore
3 6 (6.74%) VMware
3 6 (6.74%) Citrix
4 5 (5.62%) Casewise
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle
5 4 (4.49%) HP
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco
5 4 (4.49%) Symantec
6 2 (2.25%) Mitel
6 2 (2.25%) Informatica
6 2 (2.25%) NetApp
6 2 (2.25%) IBM
6 2 (2.25%) Dell
6 2 (2.25%) EMC
6 2 (2.25%) McAfee
6 2 (2.25%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.12%) ESRI
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