The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 130 96 115
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +19
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 10 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.95% 3.46% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.49
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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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
512 376 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.21% 16.79% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 233 304
Average daily rate £360 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Somerset -17 3 £300 -17.80% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £365 -
Bristol -23 1 - - 1
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
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England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) SOA
3 11 (35.48%) C#
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) SOAP
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
6 8 (25.81%) WCF
6 8 (25.81%) RUP
6 8 (25.81%) JMS
6 8 (25.81%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (25.81%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) MVC
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.13%) Windows
9 4 (12.90%) HTML
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (9.68%) Database Tuning
10 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (9.68%) HTML5
10 3 (9.68%) IIS
10 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
10 3 (9.68%) SAP
10 3 (9.68%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (29.03%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Architect
2 11 (35.48%) BizTalk Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Integration Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Wintel Support
6 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) UAT Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Wintel Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) SOAP
2 9 (29.03%) Web Services
3 8 (25.81%) XML
3 8 (25.81%) JMS
3 8 (25.81%) WCF
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 3 (9.68%) XSD
6 3 (9.68%) XML Schema
6 3 (9.68%) HTML5
6 3 (9.68%) XSLT
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.23%) Middleware
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
7 1 (3.23%) XSL
7 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) APACS
2 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) SOA
2 8 (25.81%) RUP
3 5 (16.13%) MVC
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) Database Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Data Validation
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) webMethods
4 1 (3.23%) HP