Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 45 39
Rank change year-on-year -32 -6 +19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 21 31 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.50% 3.61% 4.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.75% 22.30% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 30
Essex median daily rate £320 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.69% -20.00%
10th Percentile £287 £225 £285
90th Percentile £399 £412 £400
East of England median daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.56% +14.29% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £37.50 £40.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.25% -8.42% +66.73%
10th Percentile £17.78 £23.10 £19.25
90th Percentile £42.25 £40.10 £41.82
East of England median hourly rate £27.27 £32.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -16.11% +14.04% +35.71%

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 271 139 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 32.30% 16.18% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 78 135
Essex median daily rate £513 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.37% +1.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £310 £214 £188
90th Percentile £600 £540 £475
East of England median daily rate £438 £410 £355
% change year-on-year +6.77% +15.42% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 21
Essex median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25% +38.77%
10th Percentile £15.13 £24.75 £17.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £41.88 £49.50
East of England median hourly rate £33.02 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +15.84% - +35.71%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 -2 13 £320 -
Witham - 2 £300 -
Colchester +8 1 - -
SharePoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) JIRA
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 8 (38.10%) Ant
4 8 (38.10%) SOAP
4 8 (38.10%) Struts
4 8 (38.10%) Web Services
4 8 (38.10%) XML
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) UML
4 8 (38.10%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (38.10%) OO
4 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
4 8 (38.10%) CA
4 8 (38.10%) Code Coverage
4 8 (38.10%) JAXB
4 8 (38.10%) Middleware
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) Maven
4 8 (38.10%) Ajax
4 8 (38.10%) Load Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (38.10%) JAX-WS

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 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
1 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
1 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) JIRA
2 8 (38.10%) Ant
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) Maven
2 8 (38.10%) SoapUI
3 5 (23.81%) Gradle
3 5 (23.81%) JMeter
3 5 (23.81%) JUnit
4 3 (14.29%) LoadUI
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Online Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) Ajax
2 8 (38.10%) HTML5
2 8 (38.10%) Java EE
2 8 (38.10%) JAXB
2 8 (38.10%) JAX-RS
2 8 (38.10%) JAX-WS
2 8 (38.10%) JPA
2 8 (38.10%) Middleware
2 8 (38.10%) REST
2 8 (38.10%) SOAP
2 8 (38.10%) Struts
2 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 8 (38.10%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (23.81%) J2EE
3 5 (23.81%) JSF
3 5 (23.81%) JSP
4 3 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Code Coverage
2 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (38.10%) Load Testing
2 8 (38.10%) OO
2 8 (38.10%) OOA/OOD
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) UML
3 6 (28.57%) Coaching
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 3 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Groovy
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) HNC
2 1 (4.76%) MCPD
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSD
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) CA
1 8 (38.10%) CA Agile Central
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft