The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 84 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% 0.79% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 4.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £401 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +39.13%
BizTalk Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
244 175 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.10% 17.22% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 98 49
Median daily rate £425 £408 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.84 £28.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -41.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.00 £41.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -4 2 - -
Warrington -10 2 £401 -5.76%
BizTalk Server
North West

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) QA

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) XML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SSIS Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center