The first table below looks at the demand for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 125 124 132
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.43% 0.64% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £355 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £415 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.00%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
420 472 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.32% 18.51% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 213 369
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 47
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 6 £325 -18.75% 4
Merseyside - - - - 1
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) CRM
3 9 (64.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) OOD
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) VB6
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (28.57%) VB
7 3 (21.43%) SOAP
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) JSON
8 2 (14.29%) WCF
8 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Replication
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 2 (14.29%) GIS
8 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Architect
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) JSON
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) CRM
2 5 (35.71%) OOD
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VB
3 4 (28.57%) VB6
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Salford, Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 days ago