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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 318 340 272
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -68
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 348 271 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.52% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.28% 2.87% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 183 239
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £413
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.16

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
10609 9427 9888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.94% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6598 5710 5589
Average daily rate £383 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 373 487
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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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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 +28 342 £450 +9.09% 82
London +4 108 £413 -8.33% 31
South East +20 100 £500 +42.85% 13
Berkshire +50 48 £540 +41.63% 7
Reading +51 39 £545 +55.71% 6
East of England -17 38 £438 +11.46% 5
West Midlands +2 32 £388 +10.71% 8
City of London +12 24 £400 -9.34% 17
South West -32 24 £545 +36.25% 5
Yorkshire -1 22 £375 +36.36% 11
Surrey +5 18 £500 +5.26% 4
Bristol -13 17 £545 +36.25% 2
Suffolk +17 15 £425 - 4
Birmingham +4 15 £375 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £331 +10.41%
West Yorkshire -8 13 £350 +27.27% 5
North West -7 10 £320 -22.42% 3
Leeds -4 8 £375 +30.43% 5
Coventry - 8 £450 - 3
Ipswich +7 7 £550 +29.41%
Bedfordshire - 7 £400 -
Oxfordshire -5 6 £425 - 2
Oxford -7 6 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire +7 5 £450 -
East Midlands +5 5 £325 +13.04%
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £550 +26.43%
Hampshire -31 5 £375 +20.96%
Kent - 5 £394 -
Guildford - 5 £400 -
Bedford - 5 £450 -

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 359 (53.74%) .NET
2 311 (46.56%) Microsoft
3 276 (41.32%) SQL Server
4 262 (39.22%) C#
5 191 (28.59%) SQL
6 182 (27.25%) CRM
7 172 (25.75%) SharePoint
8 161 (24.10%) Windows
9 153 (22.90%) Dynamics CRM
10 140 (20.96%) ASP.NET
11 129 (19.31%) WCF
12 125 (18.71%) XML
13 120 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
14 107 (16.02%) Oracle
15 106 (15.87%) Finance
16 105 (15.72%) Web Services
17 94 (14.07%) SOA
18 81 (12.13%) MS Excel
19 79 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
20 74 (11.08%) IIS
21 70 (10.48%) .NET Framework
22 68 (10.18%) Visual Studio
23 65 (9.73%) SQL Server 2005
23 65 (9.73%) SharePoint 2010
24 64 (9.58%) WebSphere
24 64 (9.58%) Security Cleared
25 63 (9.43%) Middleware
26 62 (9.28%) Clustering
27 59 (8.83%) Dynamics AX
28 55 (8.23%) Active Directory

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 172 (25.75%) SharePoint
2 74 (11.08%) IIS
3 65 (9.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 64 (9.58%) WebSphere
5 46 (6.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 41 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (5.39%) Lync
8 19 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (2.10%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.95%) CMS
11 9 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.35%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (1.05%) NetWeaver
13 7 (1.05%) MQSeries
13 7 (1.05%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.90%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.75%) NServiceBus
15 5 (0.75%) JCAPS
Applications
1 81 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.80%) MS Office
3 10 (1.50%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.75%) MS Project
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 153 (22.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (8.83%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.45%) Staffware
7 2 (0.30%) assyst
7 2 (0.30%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) Tridion
8 1 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.39%) Cloud Computing
2 32 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.95%) MailChimp
4 12 (1.80%) SaaS
5 4 (0.60%) PaaS
6 3 (0.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.25%) SSL
1 15 (2.25%) SAN
2 9 (1.35%) NAS
2 9 (1.35%) FTP
3 8 (1.20%) LDAP
4 6 (0.90%) HTTP
5 5 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.75%) Firewall
6 3 (0.45%) CTI
6 3 (0.45%) Intranet
6 3 (0.45%) Broadband
6 3 (0.45%) SMTP
7 2 (0.30%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.15%) Internet
8 1 (0.15%) DHCP
8 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (41.32%) SQL Server
2 79 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (9.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (4.64%) Oracle Database
5 31 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.10%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.20%) RavenDB
13 7 (1.05%) MySQL
14 5 (0.75%) DB2
14 5 (0.75%) EDRMS
15 4 (0.60%) SAP BW
15 4 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 68 (10.18%) Visual Studio
2 46 (6.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.65%) SpecFlow
4 9 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.20%) MSBuild
5 8 (1.20%) Subversion
6 7 (1.05%) NUnit
6 7 (1.05%) Selenium
7 6 (0.90%) WiX
8 5 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.75%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.75%) JIRA
8 5 (0.75%) Maven
8 5 (0.75%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.45%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 106 (15.87%) Finance
2 46 (6.89%) Banking
3 10 (1.50%) Retail
3 10 (1.50%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.35%) Local Government
4 9 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.05%) Advertising
5 7 (1.05%) Marketing
6 5 (0.75%) Legal
7 4 (0.60%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.45%) French Language
8 3 (0.45%) Billing
8 3 (0.45%) Electronics
8 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.30%) Front Office
9 2 (0.30%) Back Office
9 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.30%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 280 (41.92%) Developer
2 136 (20.36%) Architect
3 106 (15.87%) BizTalk Developer
4 70 (10.48%) Consultant
5 61 (9.13%) .NET Developer
6 51 (7.63%) Analyst
7 49 (7.34%) Technical Architect
8 39 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
9 32 (4.79%) BizTalk Consultant
10 29 (4.34%) CRM Developer
11 28 (4.19%) C# Developer
12 25 (3.74%) Microsoft Developer
13 20 (2.99%) Administrator
14 19 (2.84%) Microsoft Consultant
14 19 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
14 19 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 18 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (2.69%) SharePoint Developer
15 18 (2.69%) Senior Developer
16 17 (2.54%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (53.74%) .NET
2 140 (20.96%) ASP.NET
3 129 (19.31%) WCF
4 125 (18.71%) XML
5 105 (15.72%) Web Services
6 70 (10.48%) .NET Framework
7 63 (9.43%) Middleware
8 48 (7.19%) HTML
9 33 (4.94%) SOAP
10 31 (4.64%) CSS
11 29 (4.34%) Application Packaging
12 26 (3.89%) XSLT
13 18 (2.69%) AppFabric
14 15 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
15 14 (2.10%) WinForms
15 14 (2.10%) XSD
15 14 (2.10%) REST
16 13 (1.95%) HTML5
16 13 (1.95%) WF
16 13 (1.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.28%) Clustering
2 25 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.10%) NHS
5 12 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.35%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.20%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.20%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.90%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.60%) Open Source
12 4 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.45%) DTV
13 3 (0.45%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.45%) Kindle
13 3 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 161 (24.10%) Windows
2 34 (5.09%) Linux
3 32 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (3.14%) UNIX
6 13 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.50%) Windows 2000
8 9 (1.35%) Windows NT
9 8 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.60%) Android
10 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.30%) zOS
13 1 (0.15%) Fedora
13 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (27.25%) CRM
2 120 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (14.07%) SOA
4 52 (7.78%) MVC
5 49 (7.34%) TDD
6 48 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (5.99%) Migration
8 38 (5.69%) Scrum
9 36 (5.39%) UML
10 35 (5.24%) Data Modelling
11 34 (5.09%) ITIL
11 34 (5.09%) Waterfall
12 33 (4.94%) OO
13 32 (4.79%) Enterprise Architecture
14 30 (4.49%) Unit Testing
15 28 (4.19%) Technical Architecture
15 28 (4.19%) Workflow
16 27 (4.04%) Release Management
17 25 (3.74%) Project Management
18 23 (3.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 262 (39.22%) C#
2 191 (28.59%) SQL
3 49 (7.34%) PowerShell
4 48 (7.19%) JavaScript
5 42 (6.29%) Java
6 30 (4.49%) VB.NET
7 26 (3.89%) VBScript
8 25 (3.74%) VB
8 25 (3.74%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.80%) VBA
9 12 (1.80%) C
10 10 (1.50%) Ruby
11 8 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.05%) Python
13 6 (0.90%) VB6
14 5 (0.75%) C++
15 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.30%) XAML
16 2 (0.30%) X++
16 2 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 64 (9.58%) Security Cleared
2 51 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.39%) Degree
4 26 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.95%) MCSE
6 8 (1.20%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 4 (0.60%) MCTS
7 4 (0.60%) MCT
8 3 (0.45%) ISEB
8 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.30%) MCITP
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) APMP
10 1 (0.15%) MCSD
10 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.40%) QA
2 14 (2.10%) SLA
3 10 (1.50%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.84%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.80%) Terminal Services
5 11 (1.65%) ISA Server
5 11 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.45%) vSphere
7 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.30%) XenApp
9 1 (0.15%) SAP ITS
9 1 (0.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (1.65%) Tivoli
1 11 (1.65%) BladeLogic
2 10 (1.50%) SCOM
3 7 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 7 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.05%) WMI
4 5 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.60%) Puppet
5 4 (0.60%) SCCM
6 3 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 311 (46.56%) Microsoft
2 107 (16.02%) Oracle
3 29 (4.34%) TIBCO
4 28 (4.19%) SAP
5 24 (3.59%) IBM
6 22 (3.29%) Siebel
6 22 (3.29%) VMware
7 17 (2.54%) webMethods
8 16 (2.40%) Citrix
9 14 (2.10%) Cognos
10 12 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.35%) Intel
12 8 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.20%) Lagan
13 7 (1.05%) EMC
14 6 (0.90%) Business Objects
14 6 (0.90%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.75%) Talend
16 4 (0.60%) Open Text
16 4 (0.60%) HP
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