The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 159 207 187
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -20
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 37 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 1.99% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 28
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£400 £428 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.49
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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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
988 1208 1357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.77% 16.41% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 811 955
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £23.63 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.38% +9.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 34 (47.22%) Windows
3 26 (36.11%) Oracle
4 23 (31.94%) Banking
4 23 (31.94%) .NET
5 22 (30.56%) SQL
5 22 (30.56%) Linux
5 22 (30.56%) WebSphere
6 21 (29.17%) Finance
7 18 (25.00%) CRM
8 17 (23.61%) C#
9 16 (22.22%) Middleware
10 14 (19.44%) XML
11 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
11 13 (18.06%) VBScript
11 13 (18.06%) IIS
11 13 (18.06%) ISO 9001
11 13 (18.06%) Dynamics CRM
11 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
12 12 (16.67%) Release Management
12 12 (16.67%) TDD
12 12 (16.67%) Cognos
12 12 (16.67%) Web Services
13 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
13 10 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (12.50%) WCF
14 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 22 (30.56%) WebSphere
2 13 (18.06%) IIS
3 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.33%) MQSeries
5 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.78%) CMS
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.39%) Node.js
7 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.39%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) SaaS
3 5 (6.94%) PaaS
3 5 (6.94%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.39%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Triplestore
7 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.94%) JIRA
2 5 (6.94%) Bugzilla
2 5 (6.94%) NUnit
3 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.39%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (31.94%) Banking
2 21 (29.17%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) French Language
3 3 (4.17%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) BizTalk Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Senior Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Deployment Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Release Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Middleware Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) DBA
9 3 (4.17%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) .NET
2 16 (22.22%) Middleware
3 14 (19.44%) XML
4 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
5 12 (16.67%) Web Services
6 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.50%) WCF
7 9 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (9.72%) XSD
9 5 (6.94%) XSL
9 5 (6.94%) LAMP
9 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 4 (5.56%) JSON
10 4 (5.56%) XSLT
10 4 (5.56%) SOAP
10 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.17%) jQuery
11 3 (4.17%) HTML
11 3 (4.17%) CSS
12 2 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Kindle
1 3 (4.17%) SWIFT
1 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Blog
3 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.39%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.39%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.22%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) CRM
2 12 (16.67%) TDD
2 12 (16.67%) Release Management
3 10 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (11.11%) SOA
6 7 (9.72%) OO
6 7 (9.72%) ITIL
6 7 (9.72%) MVC
7 6 (8.33%) Migration
7 6 (8.33%) OOD
7 6 (8.33%) OOP
7 6 (8.33%) EAI
7 6 (8.33%) Project Management
8 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.94%) UML
8 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.94%) Refactoring
8 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) SQL
2 17 (23.61%) C#
3 13 (18.06%) VBScript
3 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.72%) C
5 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.78%) Java
6 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.39%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.39%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) VBA
7 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MCSD
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (1.39%) WMI
4 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) Oracle
3 12 (16.67%) Cognos
4 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.94%) SAP
6 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.78%) Siebel
7 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 1 (1.39%) SimCorp
8 1 (1.39%) Vermilion
8 1 (1.39%) SoftLayer
8 1 (1.39%) Citrix
8 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.39%) Sophos
8 1 (1.39%) Charles River