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 22 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 47 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.28% 2.56% 4.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 13.91% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 14
Median daily rate £288 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +19.51% -  

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 105 151 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 17.07% 18.44% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 113 60
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.22 £10.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -31.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.64 £14.90 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

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 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 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 11 (23.40%) .NET
6 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
6 10 (21.28%) JIRA
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
7 8 (17.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (14.89%) Finance
8 7 (14.89%) HTML
8 7 (14.89%) SQL
8 7 (14.89%) CSS
9 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
9 6 (12.77%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (12.77%) SaaS
9 6 (12.77%) Defect Management
10 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.64%) System Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (10.64%) C#
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.64%) MVC
10 5 (10.64%) Advertising

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 8 (17.02%) 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 Office
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
3 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%) Local Government
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Administrator
4 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
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 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) CSS
2 7 (14.89%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.38%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.26%) COM
4 2 (4.26%) REST
4 2 (4.26%) SOAP
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
5 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%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Business Development
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.26%) ERP
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
4 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
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