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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Server
England / North West
Rank 118 141 130
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 17 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.89% 2.81% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 4
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £359 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £492 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
437 604 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.76% 15.88% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 341 262
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 42 29
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +44.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +6 10 £363 -11.58% 3
Cheshire +30 5 £563 -
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 14 (33.33%) CRM
5 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
6 12 (28.57%) Migration
7 11 (26.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (21.43%) XML
8 9 (21.43%) C#
8 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 9 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (19.05%) SOA
9 8 (19.05%) PaaS
10 7 (16.67%) CMS
11 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 6 (14.29%) Identity Management
11 6 (14.29%) Biometrics
11 6 (14.29%) Smartcard
11 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) SOAP
11 6 (14.29%) Web Services
11 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (14.29%) REST
12 5 (11.90%) IaaS
12 5 (11.90%) SaaS
12 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio

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 (16.67%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (19.05%) PaaS
4 5 (11.90%) IaaS
4 5 (11.90%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 8 (19.05%) BizTalk Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Azure Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Digital Architect
6 5 (11.90%) CRM Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Digital Technical Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Digital Architect
7 4 (9.52%) SOA Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Integration Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) XML
3 6 (14.29%) REST
3 6 (14.29%) SOAP
3 6 (14.29%) Web Services
4 5 (11.90%) Middleware
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.52%) CSS
5 4 (9.52%) HTML
5 4 (9.52%) jQuery
6 3 (7.14%) Ajax
6 3 (7.14%) EDI
6 3 (7.14%) LINQ
6 3 (7.14%) WPF
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (14.29%) Biometrics
2 6 (14.29%) Smartcard
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) CRM
2 12 (28.57%) Migration
3 8 (19.05%) SOA
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 6 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.52%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.52%) MVC
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) ERP
7 3 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Document Management
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) C#
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) C++
4 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.76%) X++
6 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) ForgeRock
2 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) AppSense
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
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