The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 48 46
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 13 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.11% 1.81% 3.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.40% 10.87% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 14
Median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £388 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +21.95% -7.86%  

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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 114 92 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.48% 16.61% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 131
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Median hourly rate £12.75 £16.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.88% +45.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Wales

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Wales

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Wales

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +8 12 £400 -5.88% 1
SharePoint
UK

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

1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.54%) Advertising
5 3 (11.54%) CMS
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Ajax
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (11.54%) LINQ
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Grunt
1 1 (3.85%) gulp
General
1 3 (11.54%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) SAP Architect
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Content Editor
6 1 (3.85%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) Ajax
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) LINQ
3 2 (7.69%) React
3 2 (7.69%) WPF
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) Sass
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) MVC
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Document Management
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Record to Report
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Contract Management
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VB
3 2 (7.69%) VB6
4 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.69%) SAP Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
1 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Nintex
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Sophos
4 1 (3.85%) Veeam