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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 62 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 3 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 1.73% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.86% 11.11% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Average daily rate £375 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +39.13%
BizTalk Server
West Midlands

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
105 126 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.62% 15.59% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 85 55
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £9.00 £11.93 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -27.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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
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 April 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) SOA
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) EAI
4 5 (31.25%) XPath
4 5 (31.25%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (25.00%) DTS
5 4 (25.00%) EDI
5 4 (25.00%) ERP
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) VB
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) DTS
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) SOAP
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) EDI
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) AppFabric
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) XSL
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) SOA
2 5 (31.25%) EAI
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Process Management
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) XPath
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware