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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 258 308 361
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +53
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 395 293 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.38% 3.52% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 206 109
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £339
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +19.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -41.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -51.57%
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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
9026 8329 7456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.36% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5697 5208 4261
Average daily rate £375 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 295 420
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.78 £42.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 -20 108 £419 +4.68% 33
South East +21 93 £419 -6.94% 13
East of England +46 67 £400 -5.88% 5
West Midlands +24 45 £425 +13.33% 12
Yorkshire -5 34 £275 -21.42%
South West +12 25 £375 +13.63% 2
North West -10 15 £450 +33.33% 9
East Midlands -15 6 £413 +3.12% 3
North East -16 1 £475 +137.50%
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BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 329 (50.00%) .NET
2 309 (46.96%) SQL Server
3 298 (45.29%) Microsoft
4 245 (37.23%) C#
5 184 (27.96%) SQL
5 184 (27.96%) WCF
6 170 (25.84%) Windows
7 159 (24.16%) CRM
8 154 (23.40%) Web Services
9 153 (23.25%) SharePoint
10 152 (23.10%) XML
11 135 (20.52%) Dynamics CRM
12 129 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
13 90 (13.68%) MS Excel
14 87 (13.22%) IIS
14 87 (13.22%) Finance
15 84 (12.77%) Oracle
15 84 (12.77%) .NET Framework
15 84 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
16 76 (11.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 76 (11.55%) ASP.NET
17 69 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 66 (10.03%) Security Cleared
19 63 (9.57%) Active Directory
20 60 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
21 58 (8.81%) SOA
22 56 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
23 55 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
24 54 (8.21%) SOAP
25 53 (8.05%) ITIL

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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
1 153 (23.25%) SharePoint
2 87 (13.22%) IIS
3 25 (3.80%) JBoss
4 20 (3.04%) WebSphere
4 20 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (2.13%) MQSeries
6 12 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.37%) Documentum
8 9 (1.37%) CMS
9 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.61%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.61%) Apache
10 4 (0.61%) Lync
11 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 90 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.46%) MS Project
2 3 (0.46%) MS Office
2 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 135 (20.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (6.99%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.22%) Tridion
3 8 (1.22%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.46%) Maximo
5 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.76%) Office 365
3 3 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) Boomi
4 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.41%) Firewall
2 27 (4.10%) HTTP
3 21 (3.19%) SAN
4 16 (2.43%) FTP
5 14 (2.13%) DNS
6 13 (1.98%) LDAP
7 10 (1.52%) DHCP
8 4 (0.61%) Internet
8 4 (0.61%) SMTP
8 4 (0.61%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.46%) FCoE
9 3 (0.46%) WAN
9 3 (0.46%) NAS
9 3 (0.46%) SSH
10 2 (0.30%) VLAN
10 2 (0.30%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.30%) Broadband
10 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.30%) SSL
11 1 (0.15%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (46.96%) SQL Server
2 76 (11.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (2.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 15 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.98%) MS Access
11 11 (1.67%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.91%) MySQL
13 6 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.76%) Ingres
15 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.61%) DB2
16 3 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
17 2 (0.30%) QlikView
17 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 84 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (7.45%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (1.52%) SoapUI
5 7 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.91%) Fiddler
6 6 (0.91%) MorphX
6 6 (0.91%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.76%) Rational Rose
8 4 (0.61%) NUnit
8 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.46%) MSTest
9 3 (0.46%) WiX
9 3 (0.46%) MSI
9 3 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.30%) Subversion
10 2 (0.30%) JIRA
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.30%) Moq
11 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 87 (13.22%) Finance
2 19 (2.89%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.43%) Banking
4 13 (1.98%) Billing
5 12 (1.82%) Local Government
6 10 (1.52%) Retail
7 7 (1.06%) Law
8 5 (0.76%) Marketing
9 4 (0.61%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.61%) Back Office
9 4 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.46%) Publishing
11 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.30%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Military
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 283 (43.01%) Developer
2 158 (24.01%) BizTalk Developer
3 128 (19.45%) Architect
4 67 (10.18%) Analyst
5 65 (9.88%) .NET Developer
6 52 (7.90%) Consultant
7 35 (5.32%) Technical Architect
8 30 (4.56%) BizTalk Consultant
9 28 (4.26%) BizTalk Architect
9 28 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (4.10%) Applications Support
10 27 (4.10%) Administrator
11 26 (3.95%) Applications Developer
12 20 (3.04%) Test Analyst
12 20 (3.04%) BizTalk Administrator
13 19 (2.89%) Senior Developer
14 17 (2.58%) Applications Architect
15 16 (2.43%) C# Developer
16 14 (2.13%) Operations Engineer
17 13 (1.98%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (50.00%) .NET
2 184 (27.96%) WCF
3 154 (23.40%) Web Services
4 152 (23.10%) XML
5 84 (12.77%) .NET Framework
6 76 (11.55%) ASP.NET
7 54 (8.21%) SOAP
8 40 (6.08%) Middleware
9 24 (3.65%) WinForms
10 22 (3.34%) MSMQ
11 21 (3.19%) CSS
12 20 (3.04%) HTML
13 19 (2.89%) WF
14 18 (2.74%) Entity Framework
14 18 (2.74%) REST
15 16 (2.43%) WPF
15 16 (2.43%) jQuery
15 16 (2.43%) RESTful
16 12 (1.82%) XSLT
17 11 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.50%) Data Centre
3 11 (1.67%) Clustering
4 9 (1.37%) NHS
5 7 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.06%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.06%) Data Integration
5 7 (1.06%) PKI
5 7 (1.06%) IVR
6 6 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.76%) User Experience
7 5 (0.76%) Replication
8 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.61%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.61%) iPad
8 4 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.46%) TRADACOMS
9 3 (0.46%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 170 (25.84%) Windows
2 56 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (6.69%) Linux
5 42 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.58%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.28%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.98%) UNIX
9 13 (1.98%) Windows Vista
10 10 (1.52%) Android
11 8 (1.22%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.06%) Solaris
12 7 (1.06%) Debian
12 7 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.91%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.46%) AIX
15 2 (0.30%) SUSE
15 2 (0.30%) HPUX
15 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (24.16%) CRM
2 129 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (8.81%) SOA
4 53 (8.05%) ITIL
5 45 (6.84%) SDLC
6 44 (6.69%) Migration
7 42 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (6.38%) TDD
8 39 (5.93%) Scrum
9 35 (5.32%) Workflow
9 35 (5.32%) MVC
10 33 (5.02%) OO
11 29 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (3.65%) UML
12 24 (3.65%) Unit Testing
13 23 (3.50%) Mentoring
14 22 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (3.04%) TOGAF
15 20 (3.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (37.23%) C#
2 184 (27.96%) SQL
3 47 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 29 (4.41%) VB.NET
5 27 (4.10%) PowerShell
6 24 (3.65%) Java
6 24 (3.65%) VB
7 20 (3.04%) T-SQL
8 17 (2.58%) X++
9 12 (1.82%) XPath
9 12 (1.82%) XQuery
10 9 (1.37%) VB6
11 6 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.91%) ActionScript
11 6 (0.91%) VBScript
11 6 (0.91%) ActionScript 2.0
12 5 (0.76%) Perl
13 3 (0.46%) PHP
13 3 (0.46%) Python
13 3 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 37 (5.62%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.71%) Degree
4 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.30%) ISEB
6 2 (0.30%) MCAD
6 2 (0.30%) MCSD
6 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CCNP
7 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.19%) QA
2 13 (1.98%) SLA
3 5 (0.76%) HL7
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.19%) Hyper-V
3 16 (2.43%) Xen
4 13 (1.98%) ISA Server
4 13 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.37%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.61%) vSphere
7 2 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.30%) SRDF
7 2 (0.30%) Samba
7 2 (0.30%) KVM
8 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (2.58%) SCOM
2 16 (2.43%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (1.52%) SCCM
5 6 (0.91%) Foglight
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.30%) MOM
6 2 (0.30%) OpenView
6 2 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
7 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 298 (45.29%) Microsoft
2 84 (12.77%) Oracle
3 50 (7.60%) SAP
4 28 (4.26%) HP
5 26 (3.95%) VMware
6 24 (3.65%) Citrix
7 18 (2.74%) IBM
8 17 (2.58%) Symantec
9 16 (2.43%) Hitachi
9 16 (2.43%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.82%) EMC
11 11 (1.67%) Remedy
12 10 (1.52%) Business Objects
12 10 (1.52%) Cisco
13 9 (1.37%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.06%) Nintex
14 7 (1.06%) Metastorm
14 7 (1.06%) NetApp
15 6 (0.91%) New Relic
16 5 (0.76%) webMethods
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