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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 123 123 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 18 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.50% 1.78% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
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£343 £413 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -6.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.50
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
514 618 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.56% 21.86% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 358 284
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +28.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.85 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +4 11 £330 -67.00%
Wiltshire +3 5 £425 +12.81% 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
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England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
4 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
5 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
5 19 (40.43%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (36.17%) C#
7 16 (34.04%) SharePoint
8 15 (31.91%) CRM
8 15 (31.91%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (29.79%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (27.66%) Clustering
10 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
10 13 (27.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (27.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (27.66%) WCF
11 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (25.53%) Lync
12 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (23.40%) Application Packaging
13 9 (19.15%) Windows
14 8 (17.02%) XML
14 8 (17.02%) Data Integration
15 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
15 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
15 7 (14.89%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (34.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (27.66%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (27.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (25.53%) Lync
4 7 (14.89%) IIS
5 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (31.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.13%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) MorphX
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Architect
2 16 (34.04%) Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (21.28%) BizTalk Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Consultant
6 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 1 (2.13%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) WCF
3 11 (23.40%) Application Packaging
4 8 (17.02%) XML
5 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
6 5 (10.64%) Web Services
7 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (4.26%) WinForms
8 2 (4.26%) MSMQ
9 1 (2.13%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Clustering
2 8 (17.02%) Data Integration
3 5 (10.64%) Reference Data
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Equities
5 1 (2.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) CRM
2 14 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.89%) MVC
4 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.38%) Release Management
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.26%) OOP
7 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.26%) Information Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps
8 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.77%) VBScript
5 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.51%) VB
6 4 (8.51%) X++
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) VCP4
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Unisys
5 1 (2.13%) Murex