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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 71 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 11 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 0.26% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 1.28% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate £288 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £53.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-57.00% +114.00%
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
253 156 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.57% 20.39% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 93 121
Average daily rate £350 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.45 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.43% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £9.45 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
BizTalk Server
West Yorkshire

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
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 18 April 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 18 (85.71%) C#
1 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) Visual Studio
3 12 (57.14%) WCF
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (33.33%) Workflow
6 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) WF
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Intranet
9 4 (19.05%) EDRMS
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (19.05%) Kofax
9 4 (19.05%) CMS
9 4 (19.05%) Local Government
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
10 3 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (14.29%) Volume Testing

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (19.05%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Intranet
2 2 (9.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) EDRMS
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Visual Studio
2 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.76%) MSTest
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Technical Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) WCF
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (28.57%) WF
5 3 (14.29%) JSF
5 3 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Workflow
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) Volume Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) ATDD
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Kofax
4 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards