The first table below looks at the demand for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 46 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.61% - 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.59% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate £220 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £53.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-57.00% +114.00%
Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
146 30 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.19% 14.42% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 14 27
Average daily rate £260 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £13.11 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
BizTalk Server
North East

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) CRM
1 14 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 14 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) RDBMS
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle
3 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
4 10 (71.43%) Windows 8
4 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Validation
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) Legal
9 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 1 (7.14%) Java

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 14 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (78.57%) RDBMS
2 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows 8
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) CRM
2 12 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle