The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 51 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 1.12% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.59% 6.84% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £47.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
109 117 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.59% 16.41% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 65
Average daily rate £375 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) CRM
4 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 7 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (31.58%) X++
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 5 (26.32%) Validation
6 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (26.32%) Information Security
6 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
6 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
7 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
9 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
9 2 (10.53%) SOAP
9 2 (10.53%) SOA
9 2 (10.53%) Law
9 2 (10.53%) Back Office
9 2 (10.53%) WCF
9 2 (10.53%) Northgate
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (5.26%) DevOps
10 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
1 2 (10.53%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 5 (26.32%) CRM Architect
4 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) CRM
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) Validation
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
1 6 (31.58%) X++
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Northgate