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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 44 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.27% 0.87% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.86% 6.33% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
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£413 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.50
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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
118 79 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.12% 13.81% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 49 46
Average daily rate £375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £11.93 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £9.80 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £18.20 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -3.64%

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 26 February 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 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
5 7 (31.82%) CRM
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (31.82%) X++
6 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 6 (27.27%) Business Transformation
7 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) SOA
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (13.64%) Replication
9 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.09%) DevOps
10 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
10 2 (9.09%) OOP
10 2 (9.09%) OO
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) SCCM

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (9.09%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) CRM
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
1 7 (31.82%) X++
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB6
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) CommVault
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco