The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.56% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -51.57%
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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 Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
53 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.77% 6.21% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 10
Average daily rate £400 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £148 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £316 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (80.00%) Web Application Development
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (73.33%) WCF
3 11 (73.33%) Web Services
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) IIS
4 10 (66.67%) HTTP
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) XQuery
4 10 (66.67%) XPath
4 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (66.67%) REST
5 9 (60.00%) Release Management
5 9 (60.00%) MSMQ
5 9 (60.00%) MQSeries
5 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (53.33%) SOA
6 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
6 8 (53.33%) OOP
6 8 (53.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (66.67%) IIS
2 9 (60.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
1 10 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) WCF
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 10 (66.67%) REST
4 9 (60.00%) MSMQ
5 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (60.00%) Release Management
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) SOA
3 8 (53.33%) OOP
3 8 (53.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) XQuery
2 10 (66.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix