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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BizTalk Consultant
Rank 597 586 553
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Contract jobs requiring a BizTalk Consultant 11 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.032% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.034% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £504 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
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
51737 49836 45640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.60% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32579 30554 26426
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1958 1985 2120
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 18 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 1 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
England -25 11 £430 +1.17%
East of England -2 4 £433 +1.76%
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £433 +1.76%
Cambridge - 4 £433 -
South West +1 3 £430 -
Wiltshire - 2 £463 -
Reading +7 1 - -
Berkshire 0 1 - -
London -13 1 - -
South East -16 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £470 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £430 -
Coventry - 1 £470 -
Salisbury - 1 £500 -
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £425 -

BizTalk Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 28 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (46.43%) .NET
3 10 (35.71%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) WCF
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (28.57%) XML
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (14.29%) TDD
9 3 (10.71%) Scrum
9 3 (10.71%) SCOM
9 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
9 3 (10.71%) Windows
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (7.14%) SOAP
10 2 (7.14%) IBM
10 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
10 2 (7.14%) Middleware
10 2 (7.14%) EDI
10 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 2 (7.14%) SOA
10 2 (7.14%) Degree
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
10 2 (7.14%) Northgate
10 2 (7.14%) Civica

BizTalk Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 28 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) FTP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) WiX
3 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) WCF
3 8 (28.57%) XML
4 7 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) SOAP
6 2 (7.14%) EDI
6 2 (7.14%) Middleware
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
7 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
7 1 (3.57%) WF
7 1 (3.57%) LINQ
7 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) B2B
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Volume Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) XQuery
3 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 2 (7.14%) Northgate
2 2 (7.14%) Civica
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle