The first table below looks at the demand for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Leeds 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 64 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.47% 1.42% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
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£338 £328 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £331 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.98% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
- +146.75%
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
169 211 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.23% 24.14% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 105 138
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.20 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
BizTalk Server
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BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) Visual Studio
2 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) WCF
3 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Workflow
5 10 (43.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
7 8 (34.78%) XML
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
8 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (26.09%) WF
10 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) FTP
11 4 (17.39%) Intranet
11 4 (17.39%) EDRMS
11 4 (17.39%) Kofax
11 4 (17.39%) CMS
12 3 (13.04%) Volume Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
12 3 (13.04%) JSF
12 3 (13.04%) TDD
12 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (13.04%) Local Government

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
2 10 (43.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (17.39%) CMS
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) FTP
1 4 (17.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) EDRMS
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Firebug
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 3 (13.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) WCF
4 8 (34.78%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) WF
6 3 (13.04%) JSF
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) AppFabric
8 1 (4.35%) CSS3
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.35%) Spring
8 1 (4.35%) WPF
8 1 (4.35%) jQuery
8 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Workflow
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Volume Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
3 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) VB
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Kofax
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) SAP