The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SharePoint
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 15.15% - 2.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £23.75 £25.70
% change year-on-year +14.73% -7.58%  

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10 0 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 30.30% - 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Median daily rate £358 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Aberdeen

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Aberdeen

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Intranet
4 2 (40.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Document Management
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) CSS

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#