The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Somerset 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 37 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 11 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.14% 5.26% 3.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.07% 19.61% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -5.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.31% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
- +146.75%
Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
73 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.86% 26.84% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 27
Average daily rate £300 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
BizTalk Server
South West

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 22 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
Bath +3 11 £300 -
Street - - - -
BizTalk Server
South West

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (63.64%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) SOA
3 10 (45.45%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
4 9 (40.91%) SOAP
4 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
5 8 (36.36%) WCF
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (36.36%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 8 (36.36%) JMS
5 8 (36.36%) Web Services
5 8 (36.36%) RUP
5 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
6 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (27.27%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) VB
8 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) Database Tuning
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
9 3 (13.64%) HTML
9 3 (13.64%) XSD
9 3 (13.64%) XSLT
9 3 (13.64%) Windows

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Developer
3 8 (36.36%) BizTalk Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (36.36%) Integration Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Data Integration Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Designer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Designer
6 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Designer
6 3 (13.64%) Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Junior
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) SOAP
3 8 (36.36%) WCF
3 8 (36.36%) JMS
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.64%) HTML5
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) XSD
6 3 (13.64%) XSLT
6 3 (13.64%) XML Schema
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) SOA
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) RUP
4 3 (13.64%) Database Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) EAI
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VB
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle