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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 294 318 272
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -46
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 316 244 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.57% 3.06% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 159 188
Average daily rate
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£400 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £40.04 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
- +146.75%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8846 7976 9158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.92% 17.12% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 4652 5326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 395 423
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +64 155 £400 -6.43% 34
South East -24 63 £450 +45.16% 13
East of England -20 26 £425 +11.84% 9
Yorkshire +27 25 £350 - 5
South West -11 18 £300 -17.80% 3
West Midlands -18 13 £350 -7.89% 4
North West +8 6 £308 -23.12% 5
East Midlands -4 3 £325 +8.33% 1
North East - 2 £233 - 2
Midlands - - - -
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BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 330 (57.49%) .NET
2 282 (49.13%) SQL Server
3 263 (45.82%) Microsoft
4 255 (44.43%) C#
5 160 (27.87%) Windows
6 159 (27.70%) ASP.NET
7 151 (26.31%) XML
8 150 (26.13%) SQL
9 143 (24.91%) WCF
10 126 (21.95%) CRM
11 120 (20.91%) Oracle
12 113 (19.69%) SharePoint
13 110 (19.16%) Finance
14 109 (18.99%) Web Services
15 103 (17.94%) SOA
16 98 (17.07%) Dynamics CRM
17 94 (16.38%) Visual Studio
18 84 (14.63%) MS Excel
19 83 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
20 71 (12.37%) .NET Framework
21 68 (11.85%) MVC
22 67 (11.67%) Middleware
22 67 (11.67%) WebSphere
23 66 (11.50%) SQL Server 2005
24 60 (10.45%) Security Cleared
25 57 (9.93%) IIS
26 53 (9.23%) SC Cleared
27 52 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
27 52 (9.06%) Banking
28 51 (8.89%) VB.NET

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 113 (19.69%) SharePoint
2 67 (11.67%) WebSphere
3 57 (9.93%) IIS
4 21 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 19 (3.31%) CMS
6 18 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.57%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.57%) MQSeries
8 9 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.39%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.39%) WebSphere Process Server
10 7 (1.22%) NetWeaver
10 7 (1.22%) JCAPS
10 7 (1.22%) Lync
10 7 (1.22%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.87%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.87%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 84 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.09%) MS Office
3 9 (1.57%) MS Project
4 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 98 (17.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.05%) Aligne
5 6 (1.05%) ZaiNet
5 6 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.05%) Endur
6 3 (0.52%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.35%) assyst
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.35%) Exstream
7 2 (0.35%) Staffware
8 1 (0.17%) Tridion
8 1 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.96%) SaaS
3 5 (0.87%) PaaS
3 5 (0.87%) IaaS
4 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.44%) FTP
2 10 (1.74%) SAN
3 8 (1.39%) HTTP
4 5 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.87%) Firewall
5 4 (0.70%) Intranet
6 3 (0.52%) RFID
7 2 (0.35%) NAS
7 2 (0.35%) LDAP
7 2 (0.35%) LAN
7 2 (0.35%) WAN
7 2 (0.35%) SMTP
7 2 (0.35%) SSL
8 1 (0.17%) Broadband
8 1 (0.17%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) Internet
8 1 (0.17%) CTI
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (49.13%) SQL Server
2 83 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (11.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 42 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 33 (5.75%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (3.31%) RDBMS
8 19 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.09%) RavenDB
10 10 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.39%) MySQL
12 7 (1.22%) DataStage
12 7 (1.22%) Spotfire
13 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.70%) EDRMS
15 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 94 (16.38%) Visual Studio
2 51 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.61%) NUnit
4 13 (2.26%) TeamCity
5 11 (1.92%) SpecFlow
6 10 (1.74%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.74%) JIRA
7 7 (1.22%) Subversion
7 7 (1.22%) Maven
8 5 (0.87%) Rational Rose
8 5 (0.87%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.87%) Selenium
8 5 (0.87%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.87%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.70%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.70%) MorphX
10 3 (0.52%) XMLSpy
10 3 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.52%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.35%) StarTeam
General
1 110 (19.16%) Finance
2 52 (9.06%) Banking
3 15 (2.61%) Manufacturing
3 15 (2.61%) Retail
4 12 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (1.57%) Marketing
6 8 (1.39%) Local Government
6 8 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.70%) Japanese Language
7 4 (0.70%) Front Office
7 4 (0.70%) Back Office
8 3 (0.52%) Legal
8 3 (0.52%) Advertising
8 3 (0.52%) Billing
8 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.52%) French Language
8 3 (0.52%) German Language
9 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (45.12%) Developer
2 118 (20.56%) BizTalk Developer
3 95 (16.55%) Architect
4 62 (10.80%) .NET Developer
5 59 (10.28%) Analyst
6 56 (9.76%) Consultant
7 41 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (5.05%) BizTalk Consultant
9 23 (4.01%) Senior Developer
9 23 (4.01%) C# Developer
10 21 (3.66%) Microsoft Developer
11 19 (3.31%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 19 (3.31%) Technical Analyst
12 18 (3.14%) Integration Architect
13 15 (2.61%) DBA
13 15 (2.61%) Technical Architect
13 15 (2.61%) Deployment Engineer
14 14 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (2.44%) Software Developer
15 13 (2.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (57.49%) .NET
2 159 (27.70%) ASP.NET
3 151 (26.31%) XML
4 143 (24.91%) WCF
5 109 (18.99%) Web Services
6 71 (12.37%) .NET Framework
7 67 (11.67%) Middleware
8 40 (6.97%) HTML
9 39 (6.79%) XSLT
10 31 (5.40%) SOAP
11 30 (5.23%) XSD
12 29 (5.05%) AppFabric
13 24 (4.18%) CSS
14 22 (3.83%) REST
15 18 (3.14%) WinForms
16 17 (2.96%) WebSphere MQ
16 17 (2.96%) jQuery
16 17 (2.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 15 (2.61%) JMS
18 13 (2.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (2.26%) Computer Science
1 13 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (2.09%) Client/Server
3 10 (1.74%) Digital Media
3 10 (1.74%) Data Integration
4 9 (1.57%) NHS
5 8 (1.39%) SWIFT
5 8 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.39%) Clustering
6 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 5 (0.87%) Replication
6 5 (0.87%) Blog
7 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.52%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.52%) IVR
7 3 (0.52%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.52%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.52%) Ontologies
7 3 (0.52%) Open Source
7 3 (0.52%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 160 (27.87%) Windows
2 34 (5.92%) Linux
3 25 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 14 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.44%) UNIX
6 9 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.39%) Android
8 6 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.35%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (21.95%) CRM
2 103 (17.94%) SOA
3 68 (11.85%) MVC
4 52 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (7.67%) TDD
6 40 (6.97%) UML
7 37 (6.45%) OO
8 36 (6.27%) ITIL
8 36 (6.27%) Scrum
9 32 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (5.40%) EAI
11 28 (4.88%) Unit Testing
11 28 (4.88%) Integration Testing
12 27 (4.70%) Workflow
13 26 (4.53%) OOD
14 24 (4.18%) Waterfall
14 24 (4.18%) Service Delivery
15 23 (4.01%) Migration
15 23 (4.01%) PRINCE2
15 23 (4.01%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 255 (44.43%) C#
2 150 (26.13%) SQL
3 51 (8.89%) VB.NET
4 41 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 34 (5.92%) PowerShell
6 33 (5.75%) T-SQL
7 32 (5.57%) VB
8 28 (4.88%) Java
9 25 (4.36%) VBScript
10 15 (2.61%) C
11 11 (1.92%) C++
11 11 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.87%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.87%) VBA
12 5 (0.87%) VB6
12 5 (0.87%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (0.70%) X++
13 4 (0.70%) Ruby
14 3 (0.52%) PHP
14 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 53 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 42 (7.32%) Degree
4 20 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.39%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 7 (1.22%) MCSE
7 6 (1.05%) MCTS
7 6 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.87%) MCSD
9 3 (0.52%) PMP
9 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.52%) ISEB
9 3 (0.52%) MCT
10 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.61%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.39%) QA
3 6 (1.05%) SLA
4 4 (0.70%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.87%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.87%) XenApp
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.26%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.57%) WMI
3 7 (1.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (0.70%) Puppet
5 3 (0.52%) SCCM
5 3 (0.52%) SCOM
5 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.35%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.17%) Control-M
7 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.17%) SCSM
7 1 (0.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 263 (45.82%) Microsoft
2 120 (20.91%) Oracle
3 33 (5.75%) TIBCO
4 25 (4.36%) IBM
5 20 (3.48%) Cognos
6 19 (3.31%) webMethods
7 17 (2.96%) VMware
8 16 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.61%) SAP
10 13 (2.26%) Siebel
11 12 (2.09%) Citrix
12 9 (1.57%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.22%) Cisco
13 7 (1.22%) Business Objects
13 7 (1.22%) Axway
14 6 (1.05%) HP
14 6 (1.05%) EMC
15 5 (0.87%) Lagan
15 5 (0.87%) Sitecore
16 4 (0.70%) Open Text
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