The table below looks at the statistics for the BizTalk Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BizTalk Consultant
Rank 583 563 528
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -35
Contract jobs requiring a BizTalk Consultant 16 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.013% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.015% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
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£420 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

BizTalk Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

BizTalk Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BizTalk Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BizTalk Consultant within the UK.

BizTalk Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BizTalk Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

BizTalk Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BizTalk Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Consultant within the UK.

BizTalk Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BizTalk Consultant
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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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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
England 0 16 £420 -4.00% 1
London +6 7 £400 -8.57%
East of England - 3 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -

BizTalk Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited BizTalk Consultant in their job title 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 with BizTalk Consultant in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
3 17 (51.52%) .NET
3 17 (51.52%) WCF
4 13 (39.39%) Web Services
4 13 (39.39%) XML
5 11 (33.33%) C#
5 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (21.21%) Middleware
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) IIS
8 6 (18.18%) Windows
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
9 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
9 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (12.12%) Finance
10 4 (12.12%) TDD
10 4 (12.12%) SOA
11 3 (9.09%) OO
11 3 (9.09%) SOAP
11 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
11 3 (9.09%) Degree
11 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
11 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
12 2 (6.06%) REST
12 2 (6.06%) EDI

BizTalk Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited BizTalk Consultant in their job title 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 with BizTalk Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SMTP
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
1 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) WiX
2 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
1 17 (51.52%) WCF
2 13 (39.39%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) XML
3 7 (21.21%) Middleware
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.09%) SOAP
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.06%) REST
6 2 (6.06%) EDI
6 2 (6.06%) XSLT
7 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
7 1 (3.03%) XSD
7 1 (3.03%) CSS
7 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.03%) WF
7 1 (3.03%) LINQ
7 1 (3.03%) CAML
7 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.12%) TDD
3 4 (12.12%) SOA
4 3 (9.09%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.06%) OOP
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Coaching
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Release Management
6 1 (3.03%) Volume Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.03%) XQuery
3 1 (3.03%) XPath
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCTS
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.06%) Northgate
2 2 (6.06%) Civica
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) IBM