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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 115 106 123
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 26 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.86% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.90% 5.08% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 13
Median daily rate £450 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +17.39%
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
531 512 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.15% 17.01% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 326 379
Median daily rate £375 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 19
Median hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +4 13 £500 +11.11%
Somerset -1 7 £413 +26.92%
Bristol -7 1 £413 -4.06%
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (54.90%) .NET
3 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
4 20 (39.22%) C#
5 18 (35.29%) WCF
6 15 (29.41%) SQL
7 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
8 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
8 10 (19.61%) CRM
8 10 (19.61%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (17.65%) Web Services
10 7 (13.73%) XML
10 7 (13.73%) Windows
11 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
11 6 (11.76%) Finance
11 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
12 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
13 4 (7.84%) SOAP
13 4 (7.84%) XSLT
13 4 (7.84%) IIS
13 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
13 4 (7.84%) Migration
13 4 (7.84%) MVC
13 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.84%) TDD
13 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.88%) QlikView
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.96%) MorphX
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Local Government
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 24 (47.06%) BizTalk Developer
3 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Programmer
3 6 (11.76%) Programmer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) CRM Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Architect
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Data Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Software Configuration Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) .NET
2 18 (35.29%) WCF
3 9 (17.65%) Web Services
4 7 (13.73%) XML
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.84%) SOAP
5 4 (7.84%) XSLT
6 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.92%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (3.92%) CSS
7 2 (3.92%) HTML
7 2 (3.92%) HTML5
7 2 (3.92%) jQuery
7 2 (3.92%) LINQ
7 2 (3.92%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.96%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) CRM
2 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
2 4 (7.84%) Migration
2 4 (7.84%) MVC
2 4 (7.84%) TDD
3 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 3 (5.88%) Scrum
4 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL
4 2 (3.92%) OO
4 2 (3.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.92%) Project Management
4 2 (3.92%) SDLC
4 2 (3.92%) Service Management
4 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) C#
2 15 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) C++
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Delphi
5 2 (3.92%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 2 (3.92%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) XPath
6 1 (1.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) SAP