The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 88 114 94
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 40 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 0.62% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.08% 3.10% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £316 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £525
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
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
397 516 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.87% 19.85% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 290 128
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £46.50
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 Berkshire

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire 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
Reading +47 32 £450 +35.84%
BizTalk Server
South East

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 52 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 48 (63.16%) .NET
2 48 (63.16%) CRM
3 47 (61.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 44 (57.89%) SharePoint
5 40 (52.63%) SQL
6 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
6 31 (40.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 28 (36.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 28 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 26 (34.21%) Dynamics AX
8 26 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (32.89%) Lync
9 25 (32.89%) Hyper-V
9 25 (32.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (32.89%) Clustering
10 24 (31.58%) SOA
10 24 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (26.32%) C#
11 20 (26.32%) Application Packaging
12 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
13 16 (21.05%) XML
13 16 (21.05%) WCF
14 15 (19.74%) Windows
14 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
15 14 (18.42%) CSS
15 14 (18.42%) HTML
16 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
16 12 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
17 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 44 (57.89%) SharePoint
2 31 (40.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 28 (36.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (32.89%) Lync
6 8 (10.53%) IIS
7 4 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (5.26%) CMS
8 3 (3.95%) LiveCycle
9 2 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 47 (61.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (34.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.26%) JIRA
3 4 (5.26%) Subversion
3 4 (5.26%) Selenium
3 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.32%) PVCS
5 1 (1.32%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Banking
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (40.79%) Architect
2 28 (36.84%) Developer
3 27 (35.53%) Technical Architect
4 8 (10.53%) CRM Developer
4 8 (10.53%) BizTalk Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Technical Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Designer
8 3 (3.95%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (63.16%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) Application Packaging
3 16 (21.05%) XML
3 16 (21.05%) WCF
4 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
5 14 (18.42%) CSS
5 14 (18.42%) HTML
6 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
7 7 (9.21%) AppFabric
8 5 (6.58%) Ajax
9 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (5.26%) jQuery
10 3 (3.95%) Middleware
10 3 (3.95%) SOAP
10 3 (3.95%) XSD
11 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Open Source
2 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (63.16%) CRM
2 25 (32.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (31.58%) SOA
4 12 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (14.47%) Data Modelling
6 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.53%) System Testing
8 7 (9.21%) DSDM
8 7 (9.21%) Service Management
8 7 (9.21%) Scrum
9 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.89%) Validation
10 5 (6.58%) ITIL
11 4 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (5.26%) Web Development
11 4 (5.26%) MVC
12 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.95%) V-Model
12 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) C#
3 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.16%) VBA
5 3 (3.95%) Java
5 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.58%) MCTS
3 5 (6.58%) MCITP
4 4 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 28 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 25 (32.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 52 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) Open Text
3 3 (3.95%) Adobe
4 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.32%) Borland
5 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.32%) Siebel
5 1 (1.32%) SAP