The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 317 346 231
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -115
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 304 226 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.48% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.30% 2.66% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 153 252
Average daily rate
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£418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.65
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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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9220 8494 8145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.99% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 5292 4677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 363 424
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.39 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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.

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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +39 98 £400 -11.11% 28
South East +15 68 £450 +5.88% 7
East of England -7 39 £438 +25.00% 5
West Midlands +10 38 £370 -8.35% 13
South West -20 36 £525 +32.07% 2
North West -4 11 £375 +9.09% 6
Yorkshire -30 10 £348 +26.36% 10
East Midlands 0 1 £325 +1.56% 1
North East - 1 £550 - 1
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BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 337 (54.53%) .NET
2 286 (46.28%) Microsoft
3 255 (41.26%) SQL Server
4 242 (39.16%) C#
5 191 (30.91%) SQL
6 181 (29.29%) CRM
7 165 (26.70%) SharePoint
8 154 (24.92%) Windows
9 152 (24.60%) Dynamics CRM
10 131 (21.20%) WCF
11 109 (17.64%) XML
12 100 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
13 97 (15.70%) Web Services
14 91 (14.72%) ASP.NET
15 90 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 89 (14.40%) Finance
17 74 (11.97%) MS Excel
18 73 (11.81%) SQL Server 2005
19 72 (11.65%) Active Directory
20 68 (11.00%) Clustering
21 67 (10.84%) IIS
21 67 (10.84%) SharePoint 2010
22 66 (10.68%) Oracle
23 64 (10.36%) .NET Framework
24 58 (9.39%) Visual Studio
25 57 (9.22%) JavaScript
26 56 (9.06%) Dynamics AX
27 55 (8.90%) SOA
28 52 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
29 51 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 165 (26.70%) SharePoint
2 67 (10.84%) IIS
2 67 (10.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 49 (7.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 43 (6.96%) WebSphere
5 41 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (6.15%) Lync
7 15 (2.43%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (1.94%) CMS
8 12 (1.94%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.46%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.13%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 6 (0.97%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.65%) WebSphere Process Server
12 4 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.49%) TIBCO EMS
13 3 (0.49%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.32%) Commerce Server 2007
Applications
1 74 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.29%) InfoPath
2 8 (1.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 152 (24.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (9.06%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.49%) Staffware
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.16%) Tridion
8 1 (0.16%) Agresso
8 1 (0.16%) Findur
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
2 36 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.10%) MailChimp
4 9 (1.46%) SaaS
5 4 (0.65%) PaaS
5 4 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.59%) SSL
2 13 (2.10%) SAN
3 11 (1.78%) NAS
4 10 (1.62%) HTTP
4 10 (1.62%) LDAP
5 8 (1.29%) FTP
6 6 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.65%) Firewall
7 4 (0.65%) Intranet
7 4 (0.65%) Broadband
8 3 (0.49%) SMTP
8 3 (0.49%) DNS
9 2 (0.32%) Internet
9 2 (0.32%) CTI
10 1 (0.16%) DHCP
10 1 (0.16%) VPN
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (41.26%) SQL Server
2 90 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (11.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 51 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 22 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.24%) Oracle Database
8 20 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (2.91%) Relational Database
10 15 (2.43%) MS Access
11 12 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.81%) DB2
12 5 (0.81%) EDRMS
13 4 (0.65%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.32%) PowerCenter
15 2 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 58 (9.39%) Visual Studio
2 48 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.94%) MSBuild
4 9 (1.46%) WiX
5 8 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (1.13%) Subversion
6 7 (1.13%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.97%) NUnit
7 6 (0.97%) JIRA
8 5 (0.81%) MSI
9 4 (0.65%) Selenium
10 3 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.32%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.32%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.32%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.32%) StarTeam
11 2 (0.32%) PVCS
12 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 89 (14.40%) Finance
2 33 (5.34%) Banking
3 17 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.43%) Billing
5 14 (2.27%) Advertising
6 11 (1.78%) Retail
7 9 (1.46%) Legal
7 9 (1.46%) Local Government
8 7 (1.13%) Marketing
9 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.65%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.49%) Electronics
11 3 (0.49%) Back Office
11 3 (0.49%) Law
11 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 255 (41.26%) Developer
2 130 (21.04%) Architect
3 100 (16.18%) BizTalk Developer
4 63 (10.19%) Consultant
5 57 (9.22%) Technical Architect
6 46 (7.44%) Analyst
7 45 (7.28%) .NET Developer
8 34 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
9 32 (5.18%) BizTalk Consultant
9 32 (5.18%) CRM Developer
10 24 (3.88%) Microsoft Developer
11 23 (3.72%) Administrator
12 22 (3.56%) SharePoint Developer
12 22 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 21 (3.40%) Senior Developer
14 20 (3.24%) Applications Support
15 17 (2.75%) C# Developer
16 16 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
17 15 (2.43%) Project Manager
18 14 (2.27%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (54.53%) .NET
2 131 (21.20%) WCF
3 109 (17.64%) XML
4 97 (15.70%) Web Services
5 91 (14.72%) ASP.NET
6 64 (10.36%) .NET Framework
7 44 (7.12%) Middleware
8 39 (6.31%) HTML
9 31 (5.02%) Application Packaging
9 31 (5.02%) CSS
10 27 (4.37%) SOAP
11 15 (2.43%) WF
11 15 (2.43%) SAP PI
12 14 (2.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 12 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
14 11 (1.78%) Ajax
14 11 (1.78%) HTML5
15 10 (1.62%) AppFabric
15 10 (1.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.00%) Clustering
2 23 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 13 (2.10%) NHS
5 11 (1.78%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.62%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.46%) IVR
8 8 (1.29%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (0.97%) PKI
10 6 (0.97%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.81%) Replication
11 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.65%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.49%) DTV
13 3 (0.49%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 154 (24.92%) Windows
2 44 (7.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (2.91%) Linux
5 15 (2.43%) Windows XP
5 15 (2.43%) UNIX
5 15 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.27%) Windows Vista
7 12 (1.94%) Windows 2000
8 11 (1.78%) Windows NT
9 10 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.49%) Android
11 2 (0.32%) zOS
12 1 (0.16%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.16%) Fedora
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (29.29%) CRM
2 100 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (8.90%) SOA
4 52 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (5.99%) Scrum
5 37 (5.99%) Migration
6 36 (5.83%) Data Modelling
7 35 (5.66%) TDD
7 35 (5.66%) MVC
8 34 (5.50%) Workflow
9 32 (5.18%) Enterprise Architecture
10 28 (4.53%) ITIL
10 28 (4.53%) Unit Testing
11 26 (4.21%) OO
12 24 (3.88%) Project Management
12 24 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (3.56%) UML
13 22 (3.56%) Waterfall
14 21 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (3.24%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 242 (39.16%) C#
2 191 (30.91%) SQL
3 57 (9.22%) JavaScript
4 45 (7.28%) PowerShell
5 39 (6.31%) Java
6 24 (3.88%) T-SQL
7 23 (3.72%) VB.NET
8 18 (2.91%) VBScript
9 15 (2.43%) VB
10 14 (2.27%) Python
11 13 (2.10%) Ruby
12 12 (1.94%) VBA
13 10 (1.62%) C
14 7 (1.13%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.97%) VB6
16 4 (0.65%) C++
17 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.49%) X++
18 2 (0.32%) XAML
18 2 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (7.12%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.18%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.05%) Degree
5 16 (2.59%) MCSE
6 8 (1.29%) MCTS
7 5 (0.81%) MCITP
8 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.32%) ISEB
10 1 (0.16%) MCT
10 1 (0.16%) MCSD
10 1 (0.16%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.56%) QA
2 16 (2.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 72 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.12%) Hyper-V
3 17 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.27%) Terminal Services
5 13 (2.10%) ISA Server
5 13 (2.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 11 (1.78%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.49%) vSphere
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.16%) SAP ITS
9 1 (0.16%) Postfix
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) Corosync
9 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (2.91%) SCOM
2 13 (2.10%) BladeLogic
3 8 (1.29%) SCCM
3 8 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.32%) Control-M
8 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 286 (46.28%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.68%) Oracle
3 35 (5.66%) SAP
4 27 (4.37%) IBM
5 23 (3.72%) VMware
6 16 (2.59%) webMethods
7 14 (2.27%) TIBCO
7 14 (2.27%) Siebel
7 14 (2.27%) Citrix
8 11 (1.78%) Intel
9 10 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.46%) HP
11 8 (1.29%) Nintex
11 8 (1.29%) Talend
12 6 (0.97%) Lagan
12 6 (0.97%) Metastorm
13 5 (0.81%) Sitecore
14 4 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.49%) Cognos
15 3 (0.49%) Adobe
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