Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 September 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 35 24
Rank change year-on-year +21 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 29 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.95% 3.37% 7.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.80% 18.31% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Watford median daily rate £375 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +30.00% -39.02%
10th Percentile £285 £208 £176
90th Percentile £441 £438 £425
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £22.00 £30.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.46% +75.71% -

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 Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 81 71 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 22.19% 18.39% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 32
Watford median daily rate £431 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -1.64% +19.14%
10th Percentile £135 £225 £120
90th Percentile £553 £475 £599
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £19.50 - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +58.73% -8.70% -46.92%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Watford

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Watford

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Watford over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Watford region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 17 (58.62%) Sony
1 17 (58.62%) Law
2 14 (48.28%) Office 365
3 12 (41.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (41.38%) Nintex
3 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio Code
3 12 (41.38%) REST
3 12 (41.38%) Workflow
3 12 (41.38%) C#
3 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (34.48%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) CAML
4 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
5 9 (31.03%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (31.03%) ISMS
5 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
5 9 (31.03%) Information Security
5 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
5 9 (31.03%) Firewall
5 9 (31.03%) Information Security Management
5 9 (31.03%) Security Management
5 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
6 4 (13.79%) Retail

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 12 (41.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
1 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio Code
2 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (58.62%) Law
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Test Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) CRM Manager
5 1 (3.45%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support
5 1 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Training Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) REST
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (34.48%) CAML
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
2 10 (34.48%) jQuery
3 9 (31.03%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) React
4 2 (6.90%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Workflow
2 9 (31.03%) Information Security
2 9 (31.03%) Information Security Management
2 9 (31.03%) ISMS
2 9 (31.03%) Security Management
2 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
3 2 (6.90%) ERP
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Project Governance
4 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) MAPM
1 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.45%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Sony
2 12 (41.38%) Nintex
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft