The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 90 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.18% 2.25% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £355
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +14.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 -
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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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
275 222 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.43% 16.97% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 120 93
Average daily rate £340 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.06 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.20% -22.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £12.90 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £33.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) WiX
3 3 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) LINQ
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) OOD

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) WiX
1 3 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) BizTalk Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
1 3 (33.33%) LINQ
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) VB6
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle