The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 189 176 158
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 86 75 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.81% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.48% 4.39% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 56
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +40.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £353 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1919 1707 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.38% 18.53% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 942 818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 85 72
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Hampshire +22 26 £450 -2.70%
Buckinghamshire -8 25 £400 +14.12%
Surrey -4 15 £450 -10.00% 4
Berkshire -9 14 £450 +3.44% 5
West Sussex -4 9 £406 -18.75%
Oxfordshire -15 5 £450 +5.88%
East Sussex - 1 - -
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BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
2 59 (33.52%) C#
3 57 (32.39%) SQL
4 54 (30.68%) SQL Server
5 50 (28.41%) .NET
6 45 (25.57%) XML
7 43 (24.43%) CRM
8 36 (20.45%) SharePoint
9 34 (19.32%) Windows
9 34 (19.32%) Dynamics CRM
10 33 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 32 (18.18%) WCF
12 28 (15.91%) Finance
13 26 (14.77%) Web Services
14 24 (13.64%) SC Cleared
14 24 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (13.07%) MS Excel
16 21 (11.93%) SOA
16 21 (11.93%) Oracle
16 21 (11.93%) .NET Framework
17 19 (10.80%) Migration
17 19 (10.80%) Test Scripting
18 18 (10.23%) JavaScript
19 17 (9.66%) XSD
20 16 (9.09%) SOAP
20 16 (9.09%) System Testing
20 16 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
21 15 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
22 14 (7.95%) T-SQL
22 14 (7.95%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 36 (20.45%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.39%) IIS
3 7 (3.98%) Apache
3 7 (3.98%) MQSeries
3 7 (3.98%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.70%) CMS
6 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.14%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.57%) Lync
7 1 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 23 (13.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (19.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (7.39%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.57%) Agresso
5 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.14%) Boomi
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) Wireshark
2 6 (3.41%) Firewall
3 5 (2.84%) HTTP
4 4 (2.27%) FTP
4 4 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (0.57%) DHCP
5 1 (0.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.14%) DB2
7 2 (1.14%) MySQL
8 1 (0.57%) QlikView
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.82%) Fiddler
3 9 (5.11%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.57%) NUnit
7 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (15.91%) Finance
2 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.98%) Banking
4 4 (2.27%) Retail
5 3 (1.70%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.14%) Publishing
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (36.93%) Developer
2 43 (24.43%) BizTalk Developer
3 29 (16.48%) Analyst
4 28 (15.91%) Architect
5 21 (11.93%) Test Analyst
6 20 (11.36%) Administrator
7 17 (9.66%) Consultant
7 17 (9.66%) BizTalk Administrator
8 16 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
10 10 (5.68%) BizTalk Consultant
10 10 (5.68%) .NET Developer
11 9 (5.11%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.84%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 5 (2.84%) CRM Developer
12 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (2.84%) Build Engineer
13 4 (2.27%) DBA
13 4 (2.27%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.41%) .NET
2 45 (25.57%) XML
3 32 (18.18%) WCF
4 26 (14.77%) Web Services
5 21 (11.93%) .NET Framework
6 17 (9.66%) XSD
7 16 (9.09%) SOAP
8 12 (6.82%) HTML
9 8 (4.55%) XSLT
9 8 (4.55%) MSMQ
9 8 (4.55%) EDI
10 7 (3.98%) Middleware
10 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.41%) CSS
11 6 (3.41%) Entity Framework
12 5 (2.84%) cXML
12 5 (2.84%) Ajax
13 4 (2.27%) HTML5
14 3 (1.70%) jQuery
14 3 (1.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.84%) TRADACOMS
2 5 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.70%) Social Media
4 3 (1.70%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.70%) SCADA
4 3 (1.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.32%) Windows
2 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.14%) Solaris
4 2 (1.14%) Linux
5 1 (0.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.43%) CRM
2 21 (11.93%) SOA
3 19 (10.80%) Migration
3 19 (10.80%) Test Scripting
4 16 (9.09%) System Testing
5 15 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.39%) TDD
6 13 (7.39%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 10 (5.68%) Waterfall
9 10 (5.68%) Business Continuity
10 9 (5.11%) MVC
10 9 (5.11%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.55%) Data Protection
11 8 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.98%) Scrum
12 7 (3.98%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.41%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.52%) C#
2 57 (32.39%) SQL
3 18 (10.23%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.95%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.98%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.84%) XAML
8 4 (2.27%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (2.27%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.70%) Python
9 3 (1.70%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.14%) VBScript
10 2 (1.14%) VB
10 2 (1.14%) C
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
10 2 (1.14%) C++
10 2 (1.14%) COBOL
10 2 (1.14%) JCL
11 1 (0.57%) Java
11 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.41%) Degree
4 4 (2.27%) ISEB
5 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.11%) ISA Server
3 5 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.14%) SCOM
3 1 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.93%) Oracle
3 9 (5.11%) Remedy
4 7 (3.98%) SAP
5 4 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.70%) hybris
6 3 (1.70%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.70%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.70%) FatWire
6 3 (1.70%) Pega
6 3 (1.70%) Adobe
6 3 (1.70%) IBM
6 3 (1.70%) Citrix
6 3 (1.70%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.14%) Sage
7 2 (1.14%) Dell
7 2 (1.14%) Cognos
7 2 (1.14%) Ceridian
8 1 (0.57%) VMware