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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 47 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 20 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.43% 0.66% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.49% 4.04% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £375 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £53.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -57.00%
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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
138 99 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.77% 16.31% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 57 48
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.93 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.85% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £10.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £26.60 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) CRM
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (33.33%) X++
5 8 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) Migration
6 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.83%) Information Security
7 5 (20.83%) Validation
7 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (12.50%) Replication
9 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (8.33%) WCF
10 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Architect
3 8 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 5 (20.83%) CRM Architect
5 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.17%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) EDI
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) CRM
2 8 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Information Security
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.83%) Validation
3 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) Content Management
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft