Period
to 22 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 22 August 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 53 34
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 52 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.92% 3.26% 4.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.07% 16.72% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 36
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -15.63% +18.52%
10th Percentile £226 £271 £276
90th Percentile £475 £494 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £373 £400
% change year-on-year -3.36% -6.88% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - £16.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £37.85 £26.85
% change year-on-year -14.13% +40.99% +67.78%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 216 299 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.27% 19.48% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 202 143
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £227 £225
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +3.13% +7.38% +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £11.05 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.64% -26.33% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.88 £10.22
90th Percentile £23.38 £14.05 £16.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.57 £12.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year +24.56% -24.70% +0.61%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Birmingham

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Birmingham

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Birmingham

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) Office 365
3 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (25.00%) SQL
5 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (19.23%) Finance
6 10 (19.23%) JIRA
7 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (17.31%) Windows
7 9 (17.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (15.38%) .NET
9 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (13.46%) CRM
9 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.46%) Scrum
9 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (13.46%) Defect Management
10 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
10 6 (11.54%) ITIL
10 6 (11.54%) Project Management
11 5 (9.62%) Service Management
11 5 (9.62%) CSS
11 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.62%) HTML
11 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
11 5 (9.62%) System Testing
11 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (7.69%) Tableau

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.77%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (40.38%) Office 365
2 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
1 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
1 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.85%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) JIRA
2 3 (5.77%) Selenium
2 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) MorphX
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Advertising
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Office 365 Manager
5 4 (7.69%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Junior
6 3 (5.77%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.92%) COM
4 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) CRM
2 7 (13.46%) Defect Management
2 7 (13.46%) Scrum
2 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
3 6 (11.54%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Service Management
4 5 (9.62%) System Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Document Management
5 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.77%) Business Development
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) ETL
6 3 (5.77%) ITSM
6 3 (5.77%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) C#
3 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.92%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) APMP
2 3 (5.77%) ISEB
2 3 (5.77%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) MCPD
4 1 (1.92%) MCSD
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) COBIT
1 2 (3.85%) PMO
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Tableau
3 3 (5.77%) BMC
3 3 (5.77%) Remedy
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) CollabNet
4 2 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.92%) Teradata