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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 128 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 12 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.46% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 2.20% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£403 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £53.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -57.00%
BizTalk Server
England

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
526 681 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.74% 21.10% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 419 252
Average daily rate £363 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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
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 24 April 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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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 +7 8 £403 +21.96% 3
Wiltshire +11 1 - - 1
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 29 (80.56%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
3 23 (63.89%) SQL
4 20 (55.56%) C#
5 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 16 (44.44%) WCF
6 14 (38.89%) MVC
6 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
8 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (25.00%) Windows
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
10 7 (19.44%) IIS
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 7 (19.44%) XML
11 6 (16.67%) Web Services
11 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 6 (16.67%) VBScript
11 6 (16.67%) Project Management
11 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 5 (13.89%) X++
12 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
12 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
12 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (11.11%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (19.44%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.78%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.33%) MorphX
4 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) BizTalk Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Applications Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.78%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Configuration Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 1 (2.78%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) WCF
3 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
4 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (19.44%) XML
5 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (11.11%) WinForms
7 3 (8.33%) WPF
7 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (5.56%) MSMQ
9 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.78%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) DTV
4 1 (2.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.56%) OOP
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.78%) Release Management
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Test Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) VBScript
3 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.89%) X++
4 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Unisys
5 1 (2.78%) Murex
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