The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 60 51 43
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 35 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.61% 3.21% 3.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.70% 17.42% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 49
Median daily rate £331 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.92% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £189 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +1.37% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +344.44% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.83%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 223 356 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 16.63% 18.41% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 224 220
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 £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £9.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in West Yorkshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in West Yorkshire

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in West Yorkshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Leeds -10 25 £306 -12.50% 4
Wakefield -2 3 £350 -
Bradford -2 1 - -
SharePoint
Yorkshire

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 26 (31.71%) .NET
4 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
5 20 (24.39%) HTML
6 18 (21.95%) Visual Studio
7 17 (20.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (19.51%) Office 365
8 16 (19.51%) MS Office
9 15 (18.29%) Migration
10 12 (14.63%) CRM
10 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
10 12 (14.63%) SQL
11 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.41%) Windows
11 11 (13.41%) Workflow
11 11 (13.41%) Dynamics CRM
12 10 (12.20%) C#
13 9 (10.98%) CSS
13 9 (10.98%) Functional Testing
13 9 (10.98%) MSTest
13 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (10.98%) Manual Testing
14 8 (9.76%) Kanban
14 8 (9.76%) Software Testing
14 8 (9.76%) ISTQB
14 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (9.76%) Advertising
15 7 (8.54%) Publishing
15 7 (8.54%) Automated Testing

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 29 (35.37%) SharePoint 2013
2 17 (20.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (7.32%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.88%) CMS
5 3 (3.66%) Apache
5 3 (3.66%) Plone
5 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.66%) SilverStripe
6 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.22%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.22%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.22%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (1.22%) SAS
7 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.51%) MS Office
3 7 (8.54%) MS Project
4 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.44%) InfoPath
5 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Yammer
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Intranet
2 4 (4.88%) Internet
3 3 (3.66%) Skype
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) VPN
4 1 (1.22%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.66%) MySQL
6 2 (2.44%) MS Access
7 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.22%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.98%) MSTest
2 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) Ant
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Hudson
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 8 (9.76%) Advertising
2 7 (8.54%) Publishing
3 6 (7.32%) Finance
4 4 (4.88%) Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Consultant
5 8 (9.76%) SharePoint Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Software Tester
6 7 (8.54%) Tester
7 5 (6.10%) .NET Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (6.10%) CRM Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.88%) CRM Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (4.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) .NET
2 20 (24.39%) HTML
3 9 (10.98%) CSS
4 3 (3.66%) CSS3
4 3 (3.66%) HTML5
5 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.44%) jQuery
5 2 (2.44%) React
5 2 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.22%) COM+
6 1 (1.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.22%) JSON
6 1 (1.22%) MDX
6 1 (1.22%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.22%) SOAP
6 1 (1.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.66%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Migration
2 12 (14.63%) CRM
3 11 (13.41%) Workflow
4 9 (10.98%) Functional Testing
4 9 (10.98%) Manual Testing
5 8 (9.76%) Kanban
5 8 (9.76%) Software Testing
6 7 (8.54%) Automated Testing
6 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.54%) Information Architecture
6 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.32%) Project Management
7 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.88%) BPMN
9 4 (4.88%) ITIL
9 4 (4.88%) Supplier Management
10 3 (3.66%) Informatics
10 3 (3.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) C#
3 6 (7.32%) PHP
4 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.88%) C++
5 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (2.44%) VBA
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) MCAD
4 1 (1.22%) MCSD
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) PMO
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (1.22%) Docker
4 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) SCCM
2 3 (3.66%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.66%) SCOM
3 1 (1.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) Citrix
3 3 (3.66%) VMware
4 2 (2.44%) Nintex
5 1 (1.22%) Alterian
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) ESRI
5 1 (1.22%) Lotus
5 1 (1.22%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.22%) Splunk