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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 102 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 21 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 0.078% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.08% 0.45% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 8
Average daily rate
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£435 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.67
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
413 449 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.78% 17.59% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 220 199
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £9.98 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
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 20 August 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 +22 10 £388 - 2
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
BizTalk Server
South East

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) C#
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
3 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 17 (53.13%) WCF
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
5 14 (43.75%) XML
5 14 (43.75%) SOA
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (25.00%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
9 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (18.75%) AppFabric
10 6 (18.75%) UML
11 5 (15.63%) IIS
11 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.50%) TDD
12 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
12 4 (12.50%) NUnit
12 4 (12.50%) Service Management
12 4 (12.50%) MVC
12 4 (12.50%) Finance
12 4 (12.50%) JavaScript

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 4 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) NUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Subversion
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.13%) StarTeam
3 1 (3.13%) PVCS
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Front Office
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) TIBCO Developer
6 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Siebel Configurator
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) WCF
3 14 (43.75%) XML
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
6 6 (18.75%) AppFabric
7 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (12.50%) jQuery
7 4 (12.50%) SOAP
7 4 (12.50%) Ajax
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) XSD
10 1 (3.13%) HTML
10 1 (3.13%) J2EE
10 1 (3.13%) Visualforce
10 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Data Conversion
1 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) SOA
2 8 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) UML
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) DSDM
5 4 (12.50%) OOD
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) AOP
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) MCTS
4 2 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSD
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Open Text
2 4 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Siebel
4 1 (3.13%) Avaya
4 1 (3.13%) BEA
4 1 (3.13%) Borland
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com