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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BizTalk Consultant
Rank 584 566 556
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs requiring a BizTalk Consultant 16 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.029% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.031% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
Average daily rate
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£445 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +16.12%
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
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 2014.

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 7 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 28 November 2014. 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
England -50 16 £445 -1.11%
South East -29 3 £488 +8.33%
East of England - 3 - -
Berkshire +4 2 £425 -5.55%
Reading - 2 £425 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Essex - - - -

BizTalk Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (47.06%) .NET
4 11 (32.35%) WCF
5 10 (29.41%) C#
5 10 (29.41%) IIS
5 10 (29.41%) Windows
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
8 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.71%) Clustering
9 5 (14.71%) XML
10 4 (11.76%) Web Services
10 4 (11.76%) SSL
10 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
10 4 (11.76%) SQL
10 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
10 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
11 3 (8.82%) Middleware
12 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (5.88%) Migration
12 2 (5.88%) SOAP
12 2 (5.88%) Oracle
12 2 (5.88%) EAI

BizTalk Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (29.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) WCF
3 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.71%) XML
5 4 (11.76%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.82%) Middleware
7 2 (5.88%) SOAP
7 2 (5.88%) REST
7 2 (5.88%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.94%) LINQ
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.94%) XSLT
8 1 (2.94%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) EAI
3 2 (5.88%) SOA
3 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) TDD
3 2 (5.88%) MVC
3 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
4 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mapping
4 1 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.94%) Change Control
4 1 (2.94%) DevOps
4 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) MCTS
1 1 (2.94%) MCITP
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) VMware