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 30 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 47 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 13 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.82% 3.67% 4.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.92% 22.64% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 15
Median daily rate £431 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.94% +5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £240 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £468 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.68% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.75 £25.70
% change year-on-year +9.47% -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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 119 106 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.69% 16.21% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 62 68
Median daily rate £415 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £184 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.56 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +12.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +3 10 £438 +18.64% 4
West Wales - 1 £350 -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
2 6 (17.65%) C#
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Advertising
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Intranet
4 4 (11.76%) Ajax
4 4 (11.76%) Web Development
4 4 (11.76%) Office 365
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (8.82%) Nintex
5 3 (8.82%) User Experience
5 3 (8.82%) LINQ
5 3 (8.82%) jQuery
5 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
5 3 (8.82%) Windows
5 3 (8.82%) VB.NET

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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Intranet
2 2 (5.88%) Extranet
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Grunt
1 2 (5.88%) gulp
General
1 6 (17.65%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) ASP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) VB.NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
1 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
2 5 (14.71%) CSS
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) Ajax
4 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 3 (8.82%) LINQ
4 3 (8.82%) REST
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) Sass
5 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Web Development
2 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.82%) MVC
3 2 (5.88%) CRM
3 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile First
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
3 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Content Management
4 1 (2.94%) Front End Development
4 1 (2.94%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (2.94%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (2.94%) SDLC
4 1 (2.94%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.65%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Nintex
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) Sophos
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