The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 28 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.

Microsoft SharePoint
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 53 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 25 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.47% 3.12% 4.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.45% 18.15% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 42
Median daily rate £306 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £403 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £23.75 £25.70
% change year-on-year +14.73% -7.58%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 173 248 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.06% 17.17% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 156 150
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Leeds

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (32.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (32.65%) .NET
4 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
5 14 (28.57%) HTML
6 12 (24.49%) Office 365
7 10 (20.41%) Migration
8 9 (18.37%) Workflow
8 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
8 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
8 9 (18.37%) MSTest
8 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Kanban
9 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
9 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.33%) MS Office
10 7 (14.29%) CSS
10 7 (14.29%) Windows
10 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Advertising
11 6 (12.24%) Publishing
11 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.24%) C#
11 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.24%) Information Architecture
12 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.20%) PMO

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 18 (36.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (32.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.16%) CMS
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) Plone
4 3 (6.12%) SilverStripe
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
6 1 (2.04%) GeoServer
6 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.33%) MS Office
3 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Yammer
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) Intranet
3 2 (4.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.04%) MS Access
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MSTest
1 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) Ant
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.24%) Advertising
1 6 (12.24%) Publishing
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 7 (14.29%) Tester
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Software Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) HTML
3 7 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) CSS3
4 3 (6.12%) HTML5
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.08%) jQuery
5 2 (4.08%) React
5 2 (4.08%) XML
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.04%) Ajax
6 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.04%) JSON
6 1 (2.04%) MDX
6 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.04%) SOAP
6 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Migration
2 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
2 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
2 9 (18.37%) Workflow
3 8 (16.33%) Kanban
3 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Information Architecture
6 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
6 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.12%) BPMN
7 3 (6.12%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (6.12%) Informatics
7 3 (6.12%) Web Development
8 2 (4.08%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.08%) Scorecard
8 2 (4.08%) Server Building
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) C#
1 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) PHP
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
1 3 (6.12%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Nintex
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) ESRI
3 1 (2.04%) Splunk