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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 92 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.48% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 3.05% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
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£378 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% -23.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £47.50
BizTalk Server
North West

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
288 197 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.38% 15.77% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 97 104
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £24.10 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
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Job
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Stockport - 1 £378 -
BizTalk Server
North West

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) LINQ
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) WiX
2 3 (37.50%) MSBuild
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) WiX
1 3 (37.50%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Architect
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
1 3 (37.50%) LINQ
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle