The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 32 16 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 11 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.30% 9.62% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.97% 30.30% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 1
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£325 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
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
BizTalk Server
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
58 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.42% 31.73% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 30
Average daily rate £288 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £268 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Average hourly rate £28.70 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.70% -
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 Somerset

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 December 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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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
Bath +1 2 - -
BizTalk Server
South West

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) WCF
5 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 4 (28.57%) XML
7 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 3 (21.43%) SAP
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) OOP
9 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (14.29%) Web Services
9 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 2 (14.29%) Back Office
9 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 2 (14.29%) Project Management
9 2 (14.29%) WinForms
9 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) WCF
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) WinForms
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) X++
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) SAP