The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 39 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -13
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 30 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.31% 0.46% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.48% 2.01% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £298 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £396 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.30
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
154 249 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.00% 22.93% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 140 58
Average daily rate £425 £375 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £25.00 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Reading

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 41 (73.21%) SharePoint
1 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 40 (71.43%) CRM
3 39 (69.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 34 (60.71%) SQL
5 30 (53.57%) .NET
6 29 (51.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (46.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 25 (44.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
9 24 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (42.86%) Clustering
9 24 (42.86%) Lync
9 24 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 24 (42.86%) Dynamics AX
10 23 (41.07%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (33.93%) Application Packaging
11 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
12 16 (28.57%) SOA
13 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
14 12 (21.43%) HTML
14 12 (21.43%) CSS
15 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
16 10 (17.86%) VBA
17 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
17 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
18 8 (14.29%) System Testing
19 7 (12.50%) WCF
19 7 (12.50%) IIS

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 41 (73.21%) SharePoint
2 29 (51.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 26 (46.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (44.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (42.86%) Lync
6 7 (12.50%) IIS
7 2 (3.57%) CMS
7 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.79%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 39 (69.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (42.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.07%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.79%) PVCS
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Architect
2 25 (44.64%) Technical Architect
3 15 (26.79%) Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Technical Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Architect
5 5 (8.93%) CRM Developer
6 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Designer
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Designer
7 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.57%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) .NET
2 19 (33.93%) Application Packaging
3 12 (21.43%) HTML
3 12 (21.43%) CSS
4 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
5 7 (12.50%) WCF
5 7 (12.50%) XML
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.36%) SOAP
7 3 (5.36%) XSD
7 3 (5.36%) Middleware
7 3 (5.36%) Ajax
8 2 (3.57%) jQuery
8 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) CRM
2 24 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (28.57%) SOA
4 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
6 8 (14.29%) System Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Service Management
8 4 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) Validation
9 3 (5.36%) Scrum
9 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.36%) DSDM
9 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Modelling
9 3 (5.36%) SIEM
9 3 (5.36%) Coaching
10 2 (3.57%) Change Control
10 2 (3.57%) Data Architecture
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.86%) VBA
4 5 (8.93%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.14%) MCTS
1 4 (7.14%) MCITP
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
2 24 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Open Text
2 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) Borland
3 1 (1.79%) TIBCO