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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 124 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 28 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.62% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 4.17% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 7
Median daily rate £425 £456 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.75 -
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -
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
558 624 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.01% 14.86% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 376 258
Median daily rate £375 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £42.62 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +12 23 £425 -0.29% 1
Cheshire -6 5 £600 +28.00%
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (52.63%) CRM
3 15 (39.47%) SOA
4 14 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (34.21%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (34.21%) .NET
6 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (28.95%) PaaS
8 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
8 9 (23.68%) ERP
9 8 (21.05%) C#
10 7 (18.42%) SaaS
10 7 (18.42%) IaaS
11 6 (15.79%) XML
11 6 (15.79%) Middleware
11 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.16%) Finance
12 5 (13.16%) EDI
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
12 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
12 5 (13.16%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (13.16%) jQuery
13 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
13 4 (10.53%) QA
13 4 (10.53%) Degree
13 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
13 4 (10.53%) Active Directory

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 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.63%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (28.95%) PaaS
3 7 (18.42%) IaaS
3 7 (18.42%) SaaS
4 4 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Appium
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Architect
1 15 (39.47%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (34.21%) Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Azure Architect
4 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (13.16%) CRM Developer
4 5 (13.16%) SOA Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Architect
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) Middleware
2 6 (15.79%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) EDI
3 5 (13.16%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) Web Services
6 2 (5.26%) Ajax
6 2 (5.26%) Django
6 2 (5.26%) LINQ
6 2 (5.26%) WPF
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.63%) CakePHP
7 1 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
7 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) CRM
2 15 (39.47%) SOA
3 9 (23.68%) ERP
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.89%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (5.26%) BDD
7 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.26%) MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Open Source
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.26%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Website Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) ForgeRock
2 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.26%) IBM