The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 312 314 345
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 353 319 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.39% 3.24% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 211 163
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £47.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10426 9849 8769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 18.01% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6681 5829 4956
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 390 446
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £35.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 351 £400 - 47
London -41 104 £425 +6.25% 16
South East -6 79 £413 -8.33% 7
East of England +40 64 £350 -17.64% 5
South West +18 34 £410 +31.20% 2
West Midlands +24 33 £375 +7.14% 8
Hampshire +22 26 £406 -26.13%
Suffolk +31 22 £413 +17.85% 4
City of London -16 21 £425 +9.67% 3
Somerset +13 20 £375 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 19 £369 -13.23%
Norfolk - 19 £175 -
Bath +3 18 £375 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 18 £400 +12.20%
North West -10 16 £400 +23.07% 2
Cambridge +4 14 £394 -10.00%
Yorkshire -33 14 £400 +14.28% 4
Cheshire - 12 £400 - 2
Bury St Edmunds - 12 £413 - 2
Berkshire +1 11 £450 +3.44% 4
Milton Keynes -3 10 £400 +10.34%
Warrington - 10 £431 - 2
Coventry +15 9 £375 +15.38% 2
West Sussex -11 9 £406 -16.23% 1
West Yorkshire -31 8 £600 +71.42% 1
Reading -8 7 £388 -
Leeds -33 7 £600 +77.77%
Bristol -5 6 £430 -
East Midlands -8 6 £438 +34.61% 3
Surrey -12 6 £440 -2.22% 1

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 331 (44.02%) .NET
2 326 (43.35%) SQL Server
3 317 (42.15%) Microsoft
4 265 (35.24%) C#
5 235 (31.25%) SQL
6 179 (23.80%) WCF
7 164 (21.81%) Web Services
7 164 (21.81%) CRM
8 163 (21.68%) SharePoint
9 157 (20.88%) XML
10 147 (19.55%) Windows
11 143 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
12 135 (17.95%) Dynamics CRM
13 100 (13.30%) Oracle
14 89 (11.84%) Finance
15 84 (11.17%) IIS
15 84 (11.17%) Team Foundation Server
16 83 (11.04%) MS Excel
17 79 (10.51%) ITIL
18 78 (10.37%) .NET Framework
19 74 (9.84%) ASP.NET
20 71 (9.44%) SOA
21 70 (9.31%) SOAP
21 70 (9.31%) Security Cleared
22 68 (9.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 68 (9.04%) TDD
23 64 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 55 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
25 53 (7.05%) Active Directory
26 50 (6.65%) Migration

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 163 (21.68%) SharePoint
2 84 (11.17%) IIS
3 30 (3.99%) JBoss
4 16 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (1.60%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.33%) Apache
9 8 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.93%) CMS
10 7 (0.93%) NetWeaver
11 6 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.80%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.80%) Documentum
11 6 (0.80%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.80%) Lync
12 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.27%) Mule
13 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 83 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.80%) MS Office
3 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.40%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 135 (17.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (5.85%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.20%) SAP CRM
4 8 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.06%) Tridion
5 5 (0.66%) assyst
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.27%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.13%) Line 500
8 1 (0.13%) Agresso
8 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.93%) Office 365
3 6 (0.80%) SaaS
4 5 (0.66%) Boomi
5 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.53%) PaaS
6 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.72%) Firewall
2 21 (2.79%) SAN
3 18 (2.39%) DNS
4 13 (1.73%) LDAP
4 13 (1.73%) HTTP
5 11 (1.46%) DHCP
5 11 (1.46%) FTP
5 11 (1.46%) Internet
6 7 (0.93%) Intranet
7 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.66%) SSL
7 5 (0.66%) Extranet
8 4 (0.53%) SMTP
9 3 (0.40%) WAN
9 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.40%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.40%) NAS
9 3 (0.40%) FCoE
10 2 (0.27%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (43.35%) SQL Server
2 68 (9.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.46%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.06%) MySQL
12 6 (0.80%) Ingres
12 6 (0.80%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.53%) QlikView
15 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Power View
15 3 (0.40%) DB2
15 3 (0.40%) DTS
Development Applications
1 84 (11.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (5.32%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.60%) SoapUI
4 10 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (1.20%) Fiddler
6 7 (0.93%) MSBuild
7 6 (0.80%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.80%) Subversion
8 5 (0.66%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.66%) Rational Rose
8 5 (0.66%) Selenium
9 4 (0.53%) NUnit
10 3 (0.40%) MorphX
10 3 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.40%) MSI
10 3 (0.40%) MSTest
10 3 (0.40%) WiX
11 2 (0.27%) Moq
11 2 (0.27%) Mockito
11 2 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 89 (11.84%) Finance
2 14 (1.86%) Telecoms
2 14 (1.86%) Banking
3 11 (1.46%) Retail
4 7 (0.93%) Local Government
4 7 (0.93%) Back Office
5 6 (0.80%) Publishing
6 5 (0.66%) Law
7 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.40%) Advertising
9 2 (0.27%) Legal
9 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.27%) Marketing
9 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Avionics
10 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 337 (44.81%) Developer
2 192 (25.53%) BizTalk Developer
3 133 (17.69%) Architect
4 94 (12.50%) Analyst
5 60 (7.98%) .NET Developer
6 51 (6.78%) Consultant
7 34 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (4.12%) Technical Architect
8 31 (4.12%) BizTalk Consultant
9 29 (3.86%) Administrator
10 27 (3.59%) BizTalk Architect
11 24 (3.19%) Test Analyst
12 22 (2.93%) Applications Support
12 22 (2.93%) BizTalk Administrator
13 19 (2.53%) Applications Developer
14 18 (2.39%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.26%) C# Developer
15 17 (2.26%) Operations Engineer
15 17 (2.26%) CRM Developer
16 15 (1.99%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (44.02%) .NET
2 179 (23.80%) WCF
3 164 (21.81%) Web Services
4 157 (20.88%) XML
5 78 (10.37%) .NET Framework
6 74 (9.84%) ASP.NET
7 70 (9.31%) SOAP
8 41 (5.45%) Middleware
9 30 (3.99%) EDI
10 23 (3.06%) WinForms
11 21 (2.79%) HTML
12 20 (2.66%) CSS
13 18 (2.39%) XSLT
14 17 (2.26%) MSMQ
14 17 (2.26%) WPF
14 17 (2.26%) WF
14 17 (2.26%) Entity Framework
15 15 (1.99%) jQuery
15 15 (1.99%) RESTful
16 14 (1.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.06%) Data Centre
3 15 (1.99%) Clustering
4 11 (1.46%) Client/Server
4 11 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.80%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.80%) Replication
7 6 (0.80%) NHS
8 5 (0.66%) TRADACOMS
9 4 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.53%) iPad
9 4 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.53%) GIS
9 4 (0.53%) PKI
10 3 (0.40%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.40%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.40%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 147 (19.55%) Windows
2 45 (5.98%) Linux
3 40 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.53%) Windows 7
7 18 (2.39%) UNIX
8 14 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.46%) Android
10 9 (1.20%) Solaris
11 8 (1.06%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.93%) Debian
12 7 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.40%) AIX
14 2 (0.27%) HPUX
14 2 (0.27%) SUSE
15 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (21.81%) CRM
2 143 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (10.51%) ITIL
4 71 (9.44%) SOA
5 68 (9.04%) TDD
6 50 (6.65%) Migration
7 49 (6.52%) SDLC
8 48 (6.38%) Scrum
9 36 (4.79%) MVC
10 35 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (4.26%) Unit Testing
13 30 (3.99%) Test Scripting
14 29 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (3.72%) Workflow
16 27 (3.59%) TOGAF
17 26 (3.46%) System Testing
17 26 (3.46%) Integration Testing
18 25 (3.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 265 (35.24%) C#
2 235 (31.25%) SQL
3 42 (5.59%) JavaScript
4 28 (3.72%) T-SQL
4 28 (3.72%) PowerShell
5 24 (3.19%) VB.NET
6 23 (3.06%) Java
7 22 (2.93%) VB
8 18 (2.39%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.60%) X++
10 8 (1.06%) VB6
11 7 (0.93%) ActionScript 2.0
11 7 (0.93%) ActionScript
12 6 (0.80%) PHP
13 4 (0.53%) VBScript
13 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.53%) XAML
14 3 (0.40%) Groovy
14 3 (0.40%) Python
14 3 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (9.31%) Security Cleared
2 46 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.26%) Degree
4 16 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.27%) MCTS
8 2 (0.27%) MCITP
8 2 (0.27%) MCAD
8 2 (0.27%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) CCNP
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.73%) SLA
2 9 (1.20%) QA
3 4 (0.53%) HL7
4 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.53%) Xen
3 17 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.60%) ISA Server
6 10 (1.33%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.27%) Samba
8 2 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.27%) SRDF
8 2 (0.27%) vSphere
8 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.27%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (2.26%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.46%) SCOM
4 6 (0.80%) Foglight
5 4 (0.53%) SCCM
6 3 (0.40%) Puppet
7 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.27%) OpenView
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.13%) WMI
8 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.13%) MOM
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 317 (42.15%) Microsoft
2 100 (13.30%) Oracle
3 40 (5.32%) SAP
4 27 (3.59%) VMware
5 26 (3.46%) Citrix
6 24 (3.19%) HP
7 21 (2.79%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.26%) Hitachi
8 17 (2.26%) Symantec
9 15 (1.99%) IBM
10 11 (1.46%) Remedy
10 11 (1.46%) TIBCO
11 10 (1.33%) Cisco
11 10 (1.33%) Cognos
12 8 (1.06%) EMC
13 7 (0.93%) webMethods
13 7 (0.93%) CheckPoint
13 7 (0.93%) NetApp
14 6 (0.80%) Lotus
14 6 (0.80%) Sage
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Dependent on skills and experience.
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bath
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago