Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 January 2018 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
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 59 52
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 23 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.46% 3.31% 2.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.64% 15.08% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 13
Essex median daily rate £335 £300 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -1.41% -21.98%
10th Percentile £215 £260 £286
90th Percentile £395 £471 £368
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £395
% change year-on-year -6.67% -5.06% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Essex median hourly rate £35.52 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.29% -7.41% +67.91%
10th Percentile £18.19 £35.50 £40.33
90th Percentile £44.38 £40.40 £41.28
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -41.33% -7.41% +67.91%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 182 179 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.41% 21.96% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 123 77
Essex median daily rate £513 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% - -0.62%
10th Percentile £300 £251 £200
90th Percentile £638 £540 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 15
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.41% +83.59%
10th Percentile £23.63 £18.75 £25.30
90th Percentile £41.88 £41.20 £54.40
East of England median hourly rate £34.02 £31.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +7.98% +21.15% +30.00%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Essex

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Essex

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Essex over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Essex

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Essex

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Essex over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in Essex

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +1 10 £300 -
Chelmsford +4 4 £350 -
Witham -9 2 £300 +11.11%
Basildon - 1 £160 -
Billericay - 1 £400 -
SharePoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Google
3 7 (30.43%) Google Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) Legal
3 7 (30.43%) Publishing
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (26.09%) JIRA
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (21.74%) PMO
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) UML
6 4 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) JAXB
6 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) Struts
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) Ant
6 4 (17.39%) SEO
6 4 (17.39%) RDBMS

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) WebEx
2 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Ant
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Maven
2 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.70%) Gradle
3 2 (8.70%) JMeter
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Legal
2 7 (30.43%) Publishing
3 3 (13.04%) Automotive
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) German Language
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Content Designer
1 7 (30.43%) Designer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Content Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Designer
3 3 (13.04%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) Ajax
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) HTML5
2 4 (17.39%) Java EE
2 4 (17.39%) JAXB
2 4 (17.39%) JAX-RS
2 4 (17.39%) JAX-WS
2 4 (17.39%) JPA
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) Struts
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) JSF
3 2 (8.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Code Coverage
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (17.39%) SEO
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) UML
3 4 (17.39%) User Stories
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
5 2 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Groovy
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) MCSA
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) CA
2 4 (17.39%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft