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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 25 42 17
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 32 16 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.10% 2.48% 7.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 39.51% 15.84% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 25
Median daily rate £390 £440 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +7.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.68% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +5.15% +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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 81 101 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 12.90% 15.63% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 79
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £11.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.60% -3.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Birmingham

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 34 (46.58%) Office 365
3 33 (45.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.44%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (16.44%) Finance
5 12 (16.44%) MS Office
6 11 (15.07%) CRM
6 11 (15.07%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (13.70%) Business Development
7 10 (13.70%) HTML
7 10 (13.70%) .NET
7 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
7 10 (13.70%) Migration
7 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
7 10 (13.70%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (13.70%) Public Cloud
8 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
8 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
8 9 (12.33%) Windows
9 8 (10.96%) DHCP
9 8 (10.96%) DNS
9 8 (10.96%) CSS
9 8 (10.96%) Advertising
9 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
10 7 (9.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (9.59%) Skype
10 7 (9.59%) OneDrive
10 7 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared

SharePoint
Top Related 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 10 (13.70%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (8.22%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Office
2 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.74%) MS Project
4 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (15.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.74%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 34 (46.58%) Office 365
2 33 (45.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.59%) OneDrive
4 6 (8.22%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (8.22%) SaaS
4 6 (8.22%) Yammer
5 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) DHCP
1 8 (10.96%) DNS
2 7 (9.59%) Kerberos
2 7 (9.59%) LDAP
2 7 (9.59%) Skype
3 6 (8.22%) PBX
3 6 (8.22%) Unified Communications
3 6 (8.22%) VoIP
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) Power BI
2 1 (1.37%) QlikView
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.48%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) MorphX
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.96%) Advertising
4 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Architect
2 18 (24.66%) Developer
3 13 (17.81%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Administrator
5 8 (10.96%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Office 365 Architect
6 7 (9.59%) SharePoint Administrator
7 6 (8.22%) Azure Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.22%) SharePoint Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) SharePoint Architect
9 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
1 10 (13.70%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) CSS
3 5 (6.85%) jQuery
4 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.11%) COM
4 3 (4.11%) REST
4 3 (4.11%) SOAP
4 3 (4.11%) Web Services
5 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.74%) HTML5
6 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.37%) RESTful
6 1 (1.37%) SPServices
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.22%) PKI
3 4 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.07%) CRM
3 10 (13.70%) Business Development
3 10 (13.70%) Migration
4 7 (9.59%) Identity Management
5 6 (8.22%) Email Filtering
5 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (8.22%) Patch Management
6 5 (6.85%) Application Rationalisation
6 5 (6.85%) MVC
7 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.48%) Scrum
8 3 (4.11%) Information Management
8 3 (4.11%) P3M3
8 3 (4.11%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.11%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.85%) C#
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.48%) MCITP
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) MCPD
6 1 (1.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) PMO
2 3 (4.11%) P3O
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (8.22%) Nagios
1 6 (8.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.74%) VMware
4 1 (1.37%) Casewise
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix
4 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.37%) Kronos
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
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