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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 47 39
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.48% 2.79% 3.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.42% 14.74% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 13
Median daily rate £288 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.04% -2.38%  

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 104 156 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 17.22% 18.96% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 118 60
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 £10.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.64 £14.90 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (34.04%) Office 365
5 12 (25.53%) .NET
6 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
6 10 (21.28%) JIRA
7 9 (19.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (17.02%) HTML
8 8 (17.02%) CSS
8 8 (17.02%) Scrum
9 7 (14.89%) Finance
9 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
9 7 (14.89%) SQL
10 6 (12.77%) C#
10 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
10 6 (12.77%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (12.77%) SaaS
10 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Defect Management
11 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.64%) System Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
11 5 (10.64%) MVC
11 5 (10.64%) Advertising
11 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (8.51%) CRM

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 (19.15%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.26%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (34.04%) Office 365
3 6 (12.77%) SaaS
4 3 (6.38%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DHCP
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) JIRA
2 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.13%) MorphX
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Advertising
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Administrator
5 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 8 (17.02%) CSS
2 8 (17.02%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.38%) jQuery
5 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) COM
5 2 (4.26%) REST
5 2 (4.26%) SOAP
5 2 (4.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.13%) HTML5
6 1 (2.13%) RESTful
6 1 (2.13%) SPServices
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Scrum
3 6 (12.77%) Defect Management
3 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.64%) MVC
4 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
4 5 (10.64%) System Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.51%) CRM
5 4 (8.51%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Business Development
6 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (4.26%) P3M3
7 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) MCPD
3 1 (2.13%) MCSD
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PMO
2 2 (4.26%) P3O
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Casewise
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) CollabNet
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.13%) Kronos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago