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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 45 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.66% 1.21% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.20% 9.21% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
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£413 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.90
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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
98 76 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.31% 13.13% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 32
Average daily rate £356 £345 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -47.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 27 January 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 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 10 (40.00%) C#
5 10 (40.00%) CRM
5 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (24.00%) Business Transformation
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) OO
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (16.00%) WCF
10 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.00%) HTML5
11 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (12.00%) Replication

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Architect
3 8 (32.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) CRM Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) WCF
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Fedora
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (24.00%) Business Transformation
3 4 (16.00%) OO
3 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) OOP
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) X++
5 1 (4.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Postfix
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) EMC
2 1 (4.00%) CommVault