The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 150 136 130
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 10 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.66% 2.59% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £412
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £24.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-7.07% +7.60%
BizTalk Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
601 541 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.02% 14.55% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 312 215
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 30
Median hourly rate £14.34 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 8 £425 -16.66%
Cheshire -11 1 - -
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 24 (75.00%) CRM
2 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (56.25%) SharePoint
4 17 (53.13%) ERP
5 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
5 15 (46.88%) jQuery
5 15 (46.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (46.88%) Virtual Team Management
5 15 (46.88%) Virtual Team
6 9 (28.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) SOA
9 4 (12.50%) SQL
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (9.38%) XML
10 3 (9.38%) PHP
10 3 (9.38%) C#
10 3 (9.38%) Middleware
10 3 (9.38%) Degree
11 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
11 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (56.25%) SharePoint
2 15 (46.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Appium
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) MSTest
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 11 (34.38%) CRM Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Architect
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) CRM Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) Middleware
3 3 (9.38%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) Django
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) CakePHP
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) EDI
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) CRM
2 17 (53.13%) ERP
3 15 (46.88%) Virtual Team Management
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) High Availability
7 2 (6.25%) Open Source
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.25%) Website Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Marketing Automation
8 1 (3.13%) Microservices
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle