The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 46 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.21% - 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.90% - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.65
BizTalk Server
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
102 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.70% 11.64% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 23 10
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £145.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.93% +625.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BizTalk Server across the Bedfordshire region.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server across the Bedfordshire region.

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 5 £450 -
BizTalk Server
East of England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BizTalk Server.

1 12 (85.71%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) UML
2 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 6 (42.86%) Logistics
5 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Process Management
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (21.43%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) UNIX
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
9 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (7.14%) Migration

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BizTalk Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 8 (57.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) UML
2 6 (42.86%) Logistics
3 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Process Management
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft