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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 182 182 139
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 68 55 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.66% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.23% 3.82% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 44
Average daily rate £450 £364 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £307 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £53.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-57.00% +114.00%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1606 1438 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.58% 17.18% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 766 847
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 95 80
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.50 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
BizTalk Server
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 21 £450 +5.88% 7
Surrey +2 14 £450 - 3
Thames Valley - 10 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £338 - 3
West Sussex +2 4 £475 +34.75% 2
Oxfordshire -1 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Hampshire -31 2 £600 +81.81%
Kent +6 1 £613 +80.14% 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 81 (72.97%) .NET
2 65 (58.56%) SQL Server
3 62 (55.86%) C#
4 56 (50.45%) WCF
5 49 (44.14%) Windows
6 47 (42.34%) XML
7 42 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 37 (33.33%) SQL
8 37 (33.33%) SOA
9 36 (32.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
11 28 (25.23%) Visual Studio
12 27 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (21.62%) AppFabric
14 23 (20.72%) Finance
15 18 (16.22%) IIS
16 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
16 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
16 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
18 15 (13.51%) Oracle
19 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
19 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
20 12 (10.81%) XSD
20 12 (10.81%) CRM
21 11 (9.91%) HTML
21 11 (9.91%) VB.NET
21 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
22 10 (9.01%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (16.22%) IIS
2 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.70%) CMS
5 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.80%) Papyrus
6 2 (1.80%) Commerce Server 2007
6 2 (1.80%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.80%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.90%) Lync
7 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Project
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.80%) Exstream
2 2 (1.80%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) SSL
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) LAN
2 2 (1.80%) WAN
2 2 (1.80%) SAN
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) Extranet
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (58.56%) SQL Server
2 42 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (32.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.50%) DB2
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.70%) DataStage
8 3 (2.70%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.70%) NUnit
3 2 (1.80%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.90%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.90%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.90%) MSBuild
General
1 23 (20.72%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Marketing
3 4 (3.60%) Italian Language
3 4 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.90%) Front Office
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (47.75%) Developer
2 36 (32.43%) BizTalk Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Consultant
4 16 (14.41%) Architect
5 14 (12.61%) Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) BizTalk Consultant
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Support Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Consultant
12 4 (3.60%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
12 4 (3.60%) Senior Consultant
13 3 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
13 3 (2.70%) Service Manager
13 3 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (72.97%) .NET
2 56 (50.45%) WCF
3 47 (42.34%) XML
4 37 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 24 (21.62%) AppFabric
6 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
7 12 (10.81%) XSD
8 11 (9.91%) HTML
9 10 (9.01%) Middleware
10 9 (8.11%) jQuery
10 9 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (7.21%) XSLT
11 8 (7.21%) SOAP
11 8 (7.21%) Web Services
12 7 (6.31%) CSS
13 6 (5.41%) REST
13 6 (5.41%) WinForms
14 5 (4.50%) Ajax
15 4 (3.60%) WF
15 4 (3.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.60%) Blog
4 3 (2.70%) NHS
4 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.70%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.14%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.60%) UNIX
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.90%) AIX
6 1 (0.90%) Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.90%) Android
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) SOA
2 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.81%) CRM
4 10 (9.01%) MVC
5 7 (6.31%) UML
5 7 (6.31%) Business Analysis
6 6 (5.41%) Software Architecture
7 5 (4.50%) Scrum
7 5 (4.50%) Workflow
7 5 (4.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.50%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.50%) Business Development
8 4 (3.60%) TDD
8 4 (3.60%) Market Research
8 4 (3.60%) BDD
8 4 (3.60%) ITIL
8 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (55.86%) C#
2 37 (33.33%) SQL
3 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
4 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.91%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.21%) C
6 8 (7.21%) C++
7 3 (2.70%) VB
8 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.80%) VBA
9 1 (0.90%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.90%) Java
9 1 (0.90%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.90%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.90%) XPath
9 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) MCTS
4 4 (3.60%) MCSD
4 4 (3.60%) MCSE
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.51%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) webMethods
3 6 (5.41%) TIBCO
4 5 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.50%) IBM
5 4 (3.60%) HP
6 3 (2.70%) VMware
6 3 (2.70%) Siebel
6 3 (2.70%) Axway
7 2 (1.80%) Ektron
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco
7 2 (1.80%) Adobe
7 2 (1.80%) Remedy
8 1 (0.90%) Open Text
8 1 (0.90%) Symantec
8 1 (0.90%) Citrix
8 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.90%) Capita
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £275.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 10 days ago