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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 301 341 257
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -84
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 338 218 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.46% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.62% 2.55% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 154 250
Average daily rate
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£438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £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
9334 8543 8702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.94% 18.02% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6073 5317 4987
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 374 430
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -8.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
South East +43 98 £488 +20.00% 7
London +18 96 £409 -9.16% 35
East of England +12 51 £438 +19.04% 11
West Midlands +11 36 £370 +5.71% 7
South West -31 28 £545 +37.10% 3
North West +5 14 £320 -11.72% 9
Yorkshire -26 12 £325 +18.18% 15
East Midlands -2 2 £325 +4.83%
North East - - - - 3
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BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 349 (53.36%) .NET
2 300 (45.87%) Microsoft
3 258 (39.45%) SQL Server
4 242 (37.00%) C#
5 187 (28.59%) CRM
6 184 (28.13%) SQL
7 167 (25.54%) SharePoint
8 161 (24.62%) Dynamics CRM
9 156 (23.85%) Windows
10 130 (19.88%) WCF
11 117 (17.89%) XML
12 116 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
13 111 (16.97%) ASP.NET
14 101 (15.44%) Web Services
15 93 (14.22%) Finance
16 86 (13.15%) Oracle
17 75 (11.47%) SQL Server 2008
18 70 (10.70%) SOA
19 69 (10.55%) SharePoint 2010
20 68 (10.40%) MS Excel
20 68 (10.40%) IIS
20 68 (10.40%) Clustering
21 67 (10.24%) .NET Framework
22 64 (9.79%) Active Directory
23 61 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
24 58 (8.87%) Security Cleared
25 57 (8.72%) WebSphere
26 56 (8.56%) Visual Studio
27 55 (8.41%) Middleware
28 54 (8.26%) Dynamics AX

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 167 (25.54%) SharePoint
2 69 (10.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 68 (10.40%) IIS
4 57 (8.72%) WebSphere
5 49 (7.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 41 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (5.81%) Lync
8 15 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (2.14%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.99%) CMS
11 9 (1.38%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.22%) MQSeries
12 8 (1.22%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (1.07%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 5 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
16 3 (0.46%) LiveCycle
16 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 68 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.68%) MS Office
3 10 (1.53%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.31%) MS Project
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 161 (24.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (8.26%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.07%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.46%) Staffware
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.15%) Tridion
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.15%) Agresso
8 1 (0.15%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
2 35 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.99%) MailChimp
4 11 (1.68%) SaaS
5 4 (0.61%) IaaS
5 4 (0.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.60%) SAN
2 16 (2.45%) SSL
3 11 (1.68%) NAS
4 10 (1.53%) LDAP
5 6 (0.92%) HTTP
5 6 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.61%) Intranet
6 4 (0.61%) Firewall
6 4 (0.61%) Broadband
6 4 (0.61%) FTP
7 3 (0.46%) SMTP
7 3 (0.46%) CTI
8 2 (0.31%) Internet
8 2 (0.31%) DNS
9 1 (0.15%) DHCP
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (39.45%) SQL Server
2 75 (11.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 38 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (3.82%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.36%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.68%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.76%) MySQL
13 5 (0.76%) DB2
13 5 (0.76%) EDRMS
14 4 (0.61%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.46%) PowerCenter
15 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.46%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 56 (8.56%) Visual Studio
2 45 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.99%) MSBuild
4 9 (1.38%) WiX
5 8 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.22%) Subversion
6 7 (1.07%) NUnit
6 7 (1.07%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.92%) JIRA
8 5 (0.76%) Selenium
8 5 (0.76%) MSI
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.46%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.31%) PVCS
10 2 (0.31%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 93 (14.22%) Finance
2 43 (6.57%) Banking
3 14 (2.14%) Advertising
4 10 (1.53%) Retail
5 9 (1.38%) Local Government
5 9 (1.38%) Legal
6 8 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.76%) Marketing
7 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.61%) Billing
8 4 (0.61%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.46%) French Language
9 3 (0.46%) Back Office
9 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.31%) Electronics
10 2 (0.31%) Law
10 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 263 (40.21%) Developer
2 144 (22.02%) Architect
3 99 (15.14%) BizTalk Developer
4 64 (9.79%) Consultant
5 54 (8.26%) Technical Architect
6 53 (8.10%) Analyst
7 47 (7.19%) .NET Developer
8 40 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
9 36 (5.50%) BizTalk Consultant
10 32 (4.89%) CRM Developer
11 25 (3.82%) C# Developer
12 24 (3.67%) Microsoft Developer
13 23 (3.52%) Administrator
14 22 (3.36%) SharePoint Developer
14 22 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 19 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
16 18 (2.75%) Project Manager
16 18 (2.75%) Senior Developer
17 15 (2.29%) C# .NET Developer
18 14 (2.14%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (53.36%) .NET
2 130 (19.88%) WCF
3 117 (17.89%) XML
4 111 (16.97%) ASP.NET
5 101 (15.44%) Web Services
6 67 (10.24%) .NET Framework
7 55 (8.41%) Middleware
8 39 (5.96%) HTML
9 31 (4.74%) Application Packaging
9 31 (4.74%) SOAP
10 30 (4.59%) CSS
11 16 (2.45%) XSLT
11 16 (2.45%) WebSphere MQ
12 15 (2.29%) WF
13 14 (2.14%) XSD
13 14 (2.14%) AppFabric
13 14 (2.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 12 (1.83%) SAP PI
15 11 (1.68%) Ajax
15 11 (1.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.40%) Clustering
2 22 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.14%) NHS
5 11 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.53%) SWIFT
6 10 (1.53%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.92%) Open Source
9 6 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.92%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.61%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.61%) IVR
12 3 (0.46%) PKI
12 3 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 156 (23.85%) Windows
2 34 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (4.43%) Linux
3 29 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (3.21%) UNIX
5 16 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.83%) Windows 2000
7 11 (1.68%) Windows NT
8 10 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.76%) Android
11 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.31%) zOS
13 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.15%) CentOS
14 1 (0.15%) Fedora
14 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (28.59%) CRM
2 116 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (10.70%) SOA
4 53 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (6.73%) Migration
6 43 (6.57%) MVC
6 43 (6.57%) TDD
7 39 (5.96%) Scrum
8 38 (5.81%) Data Modelling
8 38 (5.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 34 (5.20%) Waterfall
10 31 (4.74%) ITIL
10 31 (4.74%) Workflow
11 29 (4.43%) Unit Testing
12 28 (4.28%) OO
13 26 (3.98%) UML
14 24 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (3.52%) Project Management
16 22 (3.36%) Technical Architecture
17 21 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 242 (37.00%) C#
2 184 (28.13%) SQL
3 47 (7.19%) PowerShell
4 45 (6.88%) JavaScript
5 41 (6.27%) Java
6 24 (3.67%) T-SQL
7 19 (2.91%) VBScript
7 19 (2.91%) VB.NET
8 14 (2.14%) VB
9 12 (1.83%) VBA
9 12 (1.83%) Ruby
10 11 (1.68%) Python
10 11 (1.68%) C
11 9 (1.38%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.92%) VB6
13 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.61%) C++
14 3 (0.46%) X++
15 2 (0.31%) XAML
15 2 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (8.87%) Security Cleared
2 46 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.89%) Degree
4 29 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.45%) MCSE
6 8 (1.22%) MCTS
7 5 (0.76%) MCITP
8 4 (0.61%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) MCT
10 1 (0.15%) MCSD
10 1 (0.15%) APMP
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.45%) SLA
2 14 (2.14%) QA
3 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.15%) DICOM
System Software
1 64 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 42 (6.42%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.14%) Terminal Services
5 13 (1.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 13 (1.99%) ISA Server
6 11 (1.68%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.46%) vSphere
7 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ITS
8 1 (0.15%) Postfix
8 1 (0.15%) Varnish
8 1 (0.15%) KVM
8 1 (0.15%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 13 (1.99%) BladeLogic
1 13 (1.99%) SCOM
2 10 (1.53%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.07%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (0.76%) SCCM
6 4 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.46%) Control-M
8 2 (0.31%) Puppet
9 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 300 (45.87%) Microsoft
2 86 (13.15%) Oracle
3 29 (4.43%) SAP
4 27 (4.13%) VMware
5 25 (3.82%) TIBCO
6 24 (3.67%) IBM
7 23 (3.52%) Siebel
8 19 (2.91%) webMethods
9 16 (2.45%) Citrix
10 11 (1.68%) Intel
11 10 (1.53%) Cognos
12 9 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.22%) Lagan
14 6 (0.92%) Talend
14 6 (0.92%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.76%) EMC
15 5 (0.76%) Nintex
16 4 (0.61%) Open Text
16 4 (0.61%) Business Objects
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