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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 55 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 13 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.51% 0.81% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.13% 3.86% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
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£430 £410 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +64.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.90
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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
160 207 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.60% 20.93% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 109 56
Average daily rate £415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £55.65 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.89% -15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 (70.69%) SharePoint
2 40 (68.97%) CRM
3 39 (67.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
5 36 (62.07%) SQL
6 34 (58.62%) .NET
7 29 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (44.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 25 (43.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
10 24 (41.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (41.38%) Clustering
10 24 (41.38%) Lync
10 24 (41.38%) Dynamics AX
10 24 (41.38%) Hyper-V
11 23 (39.66%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
13 19 (32.76%) Application Packaging
14 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
15 16 (27.59%) SOA
15 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
16 14 (24.14%) HTML
17 13 (22.41%) CSS
17 13 (22.41%) Windows
18 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
19 10 (17.24%) VBA
20 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
20 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
21 8 (13.79%) System Testing
21 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (70.69%) SharePoint
2 29 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 26 (44.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (43.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (41.38%) Lync
6 7 (12.07%) IIS
7 2 (3.45%) CMS
8 1 (1.72%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 39 (67.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (41.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (39.66%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Architect
2 25 (43.10%) Technical Architect
3 18 (31.03%) Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Technical Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Architect
5 5 (8.62%) CRM Developer
5 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Designer
7 3 (5.17%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) .NET
2 19 (32.76%) Application Packaging
3 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
4 14 (24.14%) HTML
5 13 (22.41%) CSS
6 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.34%) Web Services
7 6 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.62%) WCF
8 5 (8.62%) XML
9 4 (6.90%) SOAP
9 4 (6.90%) WF
10 3 (5.17%) jQuery
10 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.17%) Middleware
10 3 (5.17%) XSD
11 1 (1.72%) Ajax
11 1 (1.72%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) CRM
2 24 (41.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (27.59%) SOA
4 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
5 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
6 8 (13.79%) System Testing
6 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.34%) TDD
7 6 (10.34%) MVC
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) Validation
8 4 (6.90%) Scrum
8 4 (6.90%) Service Management
8 4 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Modelling
9 3 (5.17%) SIEM
9 3 (5.17%) Coaching
9 3 (5.17%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) SQL
2 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.24%) VBA
4 8 (13.79%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) MCITP
2 4 (6.90%) MCTS
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (41.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) MOM
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle