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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Server
England / North West
Rank 113 139 124
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 23 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.48% 2.43% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 9
Median daily rate £375 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £404 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.85% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

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
420 617 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.96% 16.31% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 361 287
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £471 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 51 30
Median hourly rate £15.50 £26.83 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +24.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +9 14 £363 -5.84% 3
Cheshire +31 5 £506 -
Merseyside - 2 £375 -
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 19 (50.00%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (42.11%) CRM
2 16 (42.11%) Migration
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 8 (21.05%) Web Services
6 8 (21.05%) C#
6 8 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) XML
7 7 (18.42%) CMS
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
8 6 (15.79%) Windows
8 6 (15.79%) C++
8 6 (15.79%) SOAP
8 6 (15.79%) Biometrics
8 6 (15.79%) Smartcard
8 6 (15.79%) REST
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared

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 7 (18.42%) CMS
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Architect
3 8 (21.05%) BizTalk Developer
4 7 (18.42%) CRM Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Digital Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (13.16%) DBA
6 5 (13.16%) Digital Technical Architect
6 5 (13.16%) SQL DBA
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Integration Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Digital Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Integration Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 7 (18.42%) XML
4 6 (15.79%) REST
4 6 (15.79%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) EDI
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) Ajax
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.63%) LINQ
6 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Smartcard
2 5 (13.16%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) CRM
1 16 (42.11%) Migration
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Biometrics
2 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
2 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
3 5 (13.16%) Document Management
3 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
4 4 (10.53%) Change Management
4 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) BDD
6 2 (5.26%) ERP
6 2 (5.26%) High Availability
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) X++
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) ForgeRock
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) AppSense
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Sybase
3 1 (2.63%) VMware