The first table below looks at the demand for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 334 306 207
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -99
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 253 236 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.54% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 3.07% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 135 255
Average daily rate £414 £400 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.21% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £39.53 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +58.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £53.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-57.00% +114.00%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8985 7697 9111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.16% 17.53% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5536 4430 5046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 395 414
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
BizTalk Server
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BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in England

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Histogram in England

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -41 90 £414 -2.64% 53
South East -6 66 £450 +28.57% 16
Yorkshire -4 22 £350 - 17
South West -2 17 £330 -25.00% 6
East of England -47 14 £419 -6.94% 11
West Midlands -20 12 £375 +3.44% 2
East Midlands -1 10 £400 - 3
North West -18 8 £400 +62.43% 6
Midlands - - - -
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BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 280 (63.64%) .NET
2 240 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 218 (49.55%) C#
4 172 (39.09%) Microsoft
5 148 (33.64%) WCF
6 143 (32.50%) SQL
7 125 (28.41%) Windows
8 124 (28.18%) ASP.NET
9 121 (27.50%) XML
10 118 (26.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 93 (21.14%) SharePoint
12 91 (20.68%) Visual Studio
13 89 (20.23%) SOA
13 89 (20.23%) Finance
14 83 (18.86%) CRM
14 83 (18.86%) SQL Server 2005
15 72 (16.36%) Oracle
16 67 (15.23%) Web Services
17 64 (14.55%) MS Excel
17 64 (14.55%) MVC
18 63 (14.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 59 (13.41%) Dynamics CRM
20 52 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
21 49 (11.14%) .NET Framework
22 46 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 46 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
22 46 (10.45%) IIS
23 44 (10.00%) Middleware
24 41 (9.32%) VB.NET
25 40 (9.09%) JavaScript

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 93 (21.14%) SharePoint
2 46 (10.45%) IIS
3 22 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.32%) CMS
5 15 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (3.18%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.50%) Lync
7 11 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (2.05%) Apache
9 8 (1.82%) Commerce Server
9 8 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.36%) Papyrus
11 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.91%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.45%) Commerce Server 2007
13 2 (0.45%) MTS
13 2 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 64 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.50%) MS Office
3 10 (2.27%) MS Project
4 3 (0.68%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 59 (13.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.05%) Aligne
2 9 (2.05%) Endur
2 9 (2.05%) ZaiNet
3 8 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.36%) Exstream
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.45%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.23%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.23%) Agresso
6 1 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.41%) SaaS
3 5 (1.14%) PaaS
3 5 (1.14%) IaaS
3 5 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.05%) FTP
2 8 (1.82%) HTTP
3 7 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.59%) SSL
4 6 (1.36%) SAN
4 6 (1.36%) SMTP
5 5 (1.14%) Intranet
6 4 (0.91%) LAN
6 4 (0.91%) WAN
6 4 (0.91%) Firewall
7 3 (0.68%) RFID
8 2 (0.45%) Internet
9 1 (0.23%) Extranet
9 1 (0.23%) DNS
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 118 (26.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (18.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 63 (14.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 20 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (4.32%) Oracle Database
9 17 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (2.73%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (2.05%) MySQL
11 9 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.14%) DB2
14 4 (0.91%) DataStage
14 4 (0.91%) EDRMS
14 4 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (0.91%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 91 (20.68%) Visual Studio
2 52 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (3.86%) NUnit
4 12 (2.73%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (1.36%) JIRA
7 5 (1.14%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.91%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.91%) MorphX
8 4 (0.91%) Subversion
8 4 (0.91%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.68%) XMLSpy
9 3 (0.68%) Maven
9 3 (0.68%) Hudson
9 3 (0.68%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.45%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 89 (20.23%) Finance
2 34 (7.73%) Banking
3 15 (3.41%) Retail
4 9 (2.05%) Legal
4 9 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.36%) Local Government
6 6 (1.36%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.14%) Marketing
8 4 (0.91%) German Language
8 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.91%) Publishing
9 3 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Front Office
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (47.27%) Developer
2 117 (26.59%) BizTalk Developer
3 75 (17.05%) Architect
4 52 (11.82%) Analyst
5 51 (11.59%) .NET Developer
6 36 (8.18%) Consultant
7 34 (7.73%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 22 (5.00%) BizTalk Consultant
10 21 (4.77%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 20 (4.55%) Business Analyst
11 20 (4.55%) Administrator
12 19 (4.32%) Technical Analyst
13 18 (4.09%) C# Developer
13 18 (4.09%) Technical Architect
14 17 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
15 12 (2.73%) DBA
15 12 (2.73%) SharePoint Developer
16 10 (2.27%) Software Developer
16 10 (2.27%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (63.64%) .NET
2 148 (33.64%) WCF
3 124 (28.18%) ASP.NET
4 121 (27.50%) XML
5 67 (15.23%) Web Services
6 49 (11.14%) .NET Framework
7 44 (10.00%) Middleware
8 34 (7.73%) AppFabric
9 33 (7.50%) HTML
10 29 (6.59%) SOAP
11 27 (6.14%) XSD
12 24 (5.45%) XSLT
12 24 (5.45%) jQuery
13 22 (5.00%) CSS
14 20 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (4.09%) REST
16 16 (3.64%) WF
16 16 (3.64%) Ajax
17 13 (2.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 12 (2.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.32%) Clustering
2 16 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 10 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.14%) Blog
7 5 (1.14%) NHS
7 5 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.91%) PKI
8 4 (0.91%) Taxonomies
8 4 (0.91%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.68%) Ontologies
9 3 (0.68%) Replication
9 3 (0.68%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.45%) Open Source
10 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.45%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 125 (28.41%) Windows
2 18 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (3.64%) Linux
4 12 (2.73%) UNIX
5 10 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.14%) Android
8 4 (0.91%) AIX
9 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (20.23%) SOA
2 83 (18.86%) CRM
3 64 (14.55%) MVC
4 40 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (6.14%) OO
6 27 (6.14%) ITIL
7 24 (5.45%) Unit Testing
8 21 (4.77%) Integration Testing
9 20 (4.55%) UML
9 20 (4.55%) Workflow
9 20 (4.55%) Scrum
10 19 (4.32%) Business Continuity
11 17 (3.86%) Asset Management
11 17 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (3.41%) Test Scripting
12 15 (3.41%) Migration
12 15 (3.41%) Software Engineering
12 15 (3.41%) Data Modelling
13 13 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 218 (49.55%) C#
2 143 (32.50%) SQL
3 41 (9.32%) VB.NET
4 40 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 19 (4.32%) VB
7 18 (4.09%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.64%) Java
9 13 (2.95%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.27%) VBScript
11 9 (2.05%) C
12 8 (1.82%) ActionScript
12 8 (1.82%) ActionScript 2.0
13 7 (1.59%) C++
14 4 (0.91%) VBA
14 4 (0.91%) X++
15 3 (0.68%) PHP
16 2 (0.45%) XAML
16 2 (0.45%) XPath
16 2 (0.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 29 (6.59%) SC Cleared
1 29 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.68%) Degree
3 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.91%) MCTS
4 4 (0.91%) ISEB
5 3 (0.68%) PMP
5 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.68%) MCSD
5 3 (0.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.23%) MCITP
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.27%) QA
2 9 (2.05%) HL7
3 8 (1.82%) SLA
4 5 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.36%) XenApp
4 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (1.82%) Foglight
2 6 (1.36%) SCCM
3 4 (0.91%) WMI
4 3 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.45%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.45%) SCSM
5 2 (0.45%) SCOM
5 2 (0.45%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.45%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 172 (39.09%) Microsoft
2 72 (16.36%) Oracle
3 21 (4.77%) VMware
4 16 (3.64%) webMethods
5 12 (2.73%) Cisco
6 11 (2.50%) IBM
6 11 (2.50%) HP
6 11 (2.50%) Citrix
7 10 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.82%) SAP
8 8 (1.82%) Cognos
9 6 (1.36%) Siebel
10 4 (0.91%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.91%) Kofax
10 4 (0.91%) Axway
10 4 (0.91%) Talend
11 3 (0.68%) RightFax
11 3 (0.68%) BT
11 3 (0.68%) Northgate
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