The first table below looks at the demand for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 Luton 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 26 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.50% - 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £300
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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.50% 24.66% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 7
Average daily rate £425 £200 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £335 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
BizTalk Server
Bedfordshire

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Luton

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Papyrus
2 4 (57.14%) Exstream
2 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) XSD
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (57.14%) Papyrus
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) XSD
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) IBM