The first table below looks at the demand for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 28 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 South East 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 186 152 135
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -17
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 63 72 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.85% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.72% 5.15% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 57
Average daily rate
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£450 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £245 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £339 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.39% -9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
- +146.75%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1694 1398 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.41% 16.46% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 763 796
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 93 86
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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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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
Berkshire +19 16 £435 -3.33% 1
Surrey +10 16 £450 -10.00% 3
West Sussex - 7 £485 - 2
Hampshire -54 5 £550 +77.41% 5
Oxfordshire 0 2 £425 - 1
Thames Valley 0 1 £450 -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
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BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 74 (57.81%) .NET
2 62 (48.44%) C#
3 59 (46.09%) SQL Server
4 57 (44.53%) Microsoft
5 48 (37.50%) Windows
6 46 (35.94%) WCF
7 43 (33.59%) XML
8 40 (31.25%) SQL
9 33 (25.78%) SOA
10 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 31 (24.22%) Finance
11 31 (24.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (22.66%) MS Excel
13 28 (21.88%) Visual Studio
14 27 (21.09%) SharePoint
15 25 (19.53%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (16.41%) TIBCO
17 19 (14.84%) CRM
17 19 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (13.28%) VB.NET
19 17 (13.28%) Scrum
20 16 (12.50%) T-SQL
20 16 (12.50%) IIS
20 16 (12.50%) Oracle
20 16 (12.50%) AppFabric
21 15 (11.72%) .NET Framework
22 14 (10.94%) Banking
23 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
23 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (21.09%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.50%) IIS
3 7 (5.47%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.13%) CMS
7 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.56%) Papyrus
8 2 (1.56%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (22.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.47%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (3.91%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.56%) Staffware
4 2 (1.56%) Exstream
4 2 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) SAN
2 2 (1.56%) NAS
2 2 (1.56%) LDAP
2 2 (1.56%) HTTP
2 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) SSL
3 1 (0.78%) Broadband
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) CTI
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (46.09%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (19.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.69%) Spotfire
6 6 (4.69%) DataStage
7 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.34%) DB2
9 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.78%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.91%) SoapUI
3 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.91%) NUnit
4 4 (3.13%) Subversion
4 4 (3.13%) JIRA
4 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.13%) Selenium
5 2 (1.56%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.78%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.78%) PVCS
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.78%) XMLSpy
General
1 31 (24.22%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Banking
3 7 (5.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.69%) Marketing
5 4 (3.13%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (46.09%) Developer
2 29 (22.66%) BizTalk Developer
3 18 (14.06%) Architect
4 17 (13.28%) Consultant
5 16 (12.50%) Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.69%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.69%) Applications Manager
9 5 (3.91%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Administrator
10 4 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.13%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (57.81%) .NET
2 46 (35.94%) WCF
3 43 (33.59%) XML
4 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (12.50%) AppFabric
6 15 (11.72%) .NET Framework
7 12 (9.38%) HTML
7 12 (9.38%) Web Services
8 10 (7.81%) XSLT
8 10 (7.81%) Middleware
8 10 (7.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (7.03%) jQuery
10 8 (6.25%) WinForms
11 7 (5.47%) REST
11 7 (5.47%) XSD
11 7 (5.47%) CSS
12 6 (4.69%) SOAP
13 5 (3.91%) Ajax
13 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.13%) Blog
3 3 (2.34%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.34%) NHS
3 3 (2.34%) Clustering
3 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.56%) iSeries
4 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.50%) Windows
2 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.91%) UNIX
5 2 (1.56%) Android
5 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.56%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.78%) SOA
2 19 (14.84%) CRM
2 19 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.28%) Scrum
4 12 (9.38%) UML
5 10 (7.81%) Service Management
5 10 (7.81%) Workflow
5 10 (7.81%) MVC
6 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.47%) TDD
7 7 (5.47%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.69%) BDD
8 6 (4.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.69%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.91%) OOD
9 5 (3.91%) OO
9 5 (3.91%) ITIL
9 5 (3.91%) AOP
9 5 (3.91%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.44%) C#
2 40 (31.25%) SQL
3 17 (13.28%) VB.NET
4 16 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.69%) C++
6 6 (4.69%) C
7 5 (3.91%) VB
8 4 (3.13%) Java
9 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.56%) VBA
10 1 (0.78%) XPath
10 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.38%) Degree
3 10 (7.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.69%) MCSE
4 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.13%) MCTS
5 4 (3.13%) MCSD
6 1 (0.78%) ISEB
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
1 1 (0.78%) QA
1 1 (0.78%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) BladeLogic
1 2 (1.56%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 57 (44.53%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.41%) TIBCO
3 16 (12.50%) Oracle
4 11 (8.59%) IBM
5 7 (5.47%) VMware
6 6 (4.69%) Axway
7 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.91%) webMethods
8 4 (3.13%) EMC
8 4 (3.13%) Sitecore
8 4 (3.13%) Open Text
9 3 (2.34%) HP
10 2 (1.56%) ILOG
10 2 (1.56%) Intel
10 2 (1.56%) Citrix
10 2 (1.56%) Capita
10 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.78%) Talend
11 1 (0.78%) RightFax
11 1 (0.78%) WSO2