The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 37 18 -
Rank change year-on-year -19 -  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.42% 4.55% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 27.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £380 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +4.18% +0.83%  

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 Belfast with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 27 18 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 12.74% 16.36% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 9
Median daily rate £275 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast 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 Belfast

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Belfast

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Belfast over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Belfast

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Belfast

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) Sage
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) CSS

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) AIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Sage