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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 106 112 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 38 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.95% 3.89% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 3
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£410 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £23.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -51.57%
BizTalk Server
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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
547 488 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.75% 17.01% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 323 196
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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
Somerset +21 22 £375 +25.00% 3
Bristol - 5 £430 - 1
Wiltshire +5 3 £475 +2.59% 2
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England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 38 (79.17%) .NET
2 30 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 27 (56.25%) C#
3 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 25 (52.08%) SQL
5 17 (35.42%) WCF
6 14 (29.17%) MVC
7 11 (22.92%) Windows
7 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
8 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 8 (16.67%) Web Services
10 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
10 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.58%) WPF
10 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.50%) Scrum
11 6 (12.50%) Project Management
11 6 (12.50%) IIS
12 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
13 4 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (8.33%) XML
13 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
14 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
14 3 (6.25%) Oracle
14 3 (6.25%) WinForms
14 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
14 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
1 1 (2.08%) NAS
1 1 (2.08%) FCoE
1 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (2.08%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) MorphX
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) BizTalk Developer
3 13 (27.08%) .NET Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Architect
5 7 (14.58%) Applications Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Architect
6 5 (10.42%) .NET Applications Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Integration Developer
9 2 (4.17%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Applications Support
10 1 (2.08%) Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (79.17%) .NET
2 17 (35.42%) WCF
3 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
4 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.67%) Web Services
5 7 (14.58%) WPF
6 4 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (8.33%) XML
7 3 (6.25%) WinForms
8 2 (4.17%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.08%) SOAP
9 1 (2.08%) XSL
9 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) MVC
2 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (4.17%) TDD
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.08%) ETL
6 1 (2.08%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.08%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.08%) OO
6 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.08%) Release Management
6 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.08%) BDD
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) C#
2 25 (52.08%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) X++
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) SRDF
2 1 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) EMC
3 1 (2.08%) Intel
3 1 (2.08%) NetApp
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