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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 313 358 242
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -116
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 321 243 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.47% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.19% 2.62% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 158 264
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.65

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
10048 9280 8821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.98% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6500 5650 4968
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 383 447
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +29 304 £418 +4.37% 75
London +39 98 £400 -11.11% 28
South East +15 68 £450 +5.88% 8
Berkshire +26 40 £450 - 1
East of England -7 39 £438 +25.00% 5
West Midlands +10 38 £370 -8.35% 13
South West -20 36 £525 +32.07% 2
City of London +17 34 £400 -15.78% 17
Reading +46 32 £450 +35.84% 1
Bristol +3 18 £545 +45.33%
Surrey +8 15 £425 - 3
Suffolk - 12 £388 - 3
North West -4 11 £375 +9.09% 6
Coventry - 11 £363 - 4
Cambridgeshire -8 10 £544 +35.93% 1
Somerset -18 10 £325 -18.75% 2
Yorkshire -30 10 £348 +26.36% 10
Birmingham -3 9 £401 -15.52% 4
Edinburgh -2 8 £350 -
Scotland -3 8 £350 +12.00% 5
Cambridge +7 7 £538 +26.47% 1
Hertfordshire +1 6 £413 -
Leeds -12 6 £348 +20.86% 3
Wiltshire -12 6 £409 +4.40%
Buckinghamshire -13 6 £350 -6.66% 1
West Yorkshire -26 6 £348 +26.36% 4
Milton Keynes -11 5 - - 1
Bedford - 5 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £450 - 1
Swindon -10 4 £409 +4.40%

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 346 (53.56%) .NET
2 290 (44.89%) Microsoft
3 263 (40.71%) SQL Server
4 249 (38.54%) C#
5 203 (31.42%) SQL
6 188 (29.10%) CRM
7 169 (26.16%) SharePoint
8 163 (25.23%) Windows
9 155 (23.99%) Dynamics CRM
10 134 (20.74%) WCF
11 110 (17.03%) XML
12 106 (16.41%) Finance
13 105 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
14 104 (16.10%) Web Services
15 96 (14.86%) ASP.NET
16 92 (14.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 77 (11.92%) MS Excel
18 76 (11.76%) Active Directory
18 76 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
19 74 (11.46%) IIS
20 73 (11.30%) Oracle
21 70 (10.84%) Clustering
22 67 (10.37%) SharePoint 2010
23 64 (9.91%) .NET Framework
24 60 (9.29%) Dynamics AX
24 60 (9.29%) JavaScript
25 58 (8.98%) Visual Studio
26 55 (8.51%) SOA
27 52 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
28 51 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 169 (26.16%) SharePoint
2 74 (11.46%) IIS
3 67 (10.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 49 (7.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 45 (6.97%) WebSphere
6 41 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (5.88%) Lync
8 16 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (1.86%) CMS
9 12 (1.86%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.39%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.08%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 6 (0.93%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.93%) JBoss
13 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.62%) WebSphere Process Server
13 4 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
14 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.46%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 77 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.24%) MS Office
2 8 (1.24%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.31%) MS Project
3 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 155 (23.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (9.29%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.46%) Staffware
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) Tridion
8 1 (0.15%) Agresso
8 1 (0.15%) Findur
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 36 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.01%) MailChimp
4 9 (1.39%) SaaS
5 4 (0.62%) PaaS
5 4 (0.62%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.48%) SSL
2 13 (2.01%) SAN
3 11 (1.70%) HTTP
3 11 (1.70%) NAS
4 10 (1.55%) LDAP
5 9 (1.39%) FTP
6 6 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.62%) Firewall
7 4 (0.62%) Intranet
7 4 (0.62%) Broadband
8 3 (0.46%) SMTP
8 3 (0.46%) DNS
9 2 (0.31%) Internet
9 2 (0.31%) CTI
10 1 (0.15%) DHCP
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (40.71%) SQL Server
2 92 (14.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 51 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (4.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 22 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 21 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.63%) MS Access
10 13 (2.01%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.77%) DB2
11 5 (0.77%) EDRMS
12 4 (0.62%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.31%) PowerCenter
14 2 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (8.98%) Visual Studio
2 48 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.86%) MSBuild
4 11 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (1.70%) Subversion
5 10 (1.55%) NUnit
6 9 (1.39%) JIRA
6 9 (1.39%) WiX
7 8 (1.24%) Selenium
8 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.77%) MSI
10 4 (0.62%) Mockito
10 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.62%) JUnit
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.31%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 106 (16.41%) Finance
2 33 (5.11%) Banking
3 19 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.63%) Billing
4 17 (2.63%) Advertising
5 11 (1.70%) Retail
6 9 (1.39%) Local Government
6 9 (1.39%) Legal
7 7 (1.08%) Marketing
7 7 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.62%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.46%) Back Office
9 3 (0.46%) Law
9 3 (0.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 264 (40.87%) Developer
2 130 (20.12%) Architect
3 102 (15.79%) BizTalk Developer
4 71 (10.99%) Consultant
5 57 (8.82%) Technical Architect
6 50 (7.74%) Analyst
7 45 (6.97%) .NET Developer
8 34 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 32 (4.95%) BizTalk Consultant
9 32 (4.95%) CRM Developer
10 25 (3.87%) Microsoft Developer
11 23 (3.56%) Senior Developer
11 23 (3.56%) Administrator
12 22 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 22 (3.41%) SharePoint Developer
13 21 (3.25%) Applications Support
14 17 (2.63%) C# Developer
15 16 (2.48%) Infrastructure Architect
16 15 (2.32%) Microsoft Consultant
16 15 (2.32%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (53.56%) .NET
2 134 (20.74%) WCF
3 110 (17.03%) XML
4 104 (16.10%) Web Services
5 96 (14.86%) ASP.NET
6 64 (9.91%) .NET Framework
7 46 (7.12%) Middleware
8 40 (6.19%) HTML
9 33 (5.11%) Application Packaging
10 32 (4.95%) CSS
11 28 (4.33%) SOAP
12 20 (3.10%) SAP PI
13 15 (2.32%) WF
13 15 (2.32%) Ajax
14 14 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (2.17%) J2EE
15 12 (1.86%) WebSphere MQ
15 12 (1.86%) Ruby on Rails
16 11 (1.70%) jQuery
16 11 (1.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.84%) Clustering
2 24 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 13 (2.01%) NHS
6 12 (1.86%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.70%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.55%) IVR
8 10 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.24%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (0.93%) PKI
11 6 (0.93%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.77%) Replication
12 5 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.62%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.46%) DTV
14 3 (0.46%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 163 (25.23%) Windows
2 51 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (2.79%) Linux
6 17 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 16 (2.48%) Windows Vista
8 15 (2.32%) UNIX
9 12 (1.86%) Windows 2000
10 11 (1.70%) Windows NT
11 10 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.46%) Android
12 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.31%) zOS
14 1 (0.15%) CentOS
14 1 (0.15%) Fedora
14 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.15%) Debian
14 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (29.10%) CRM
2 105 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (8.51%) SOA
4 52 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 45 (6.97%) Migration
6 39 (6.04%) TDD
7 37 (5.73%) Scrum
8 36 (5.57%) Data Modelling
9 35 (5.42%) MVC
9 35 (5.42%) Unit Testing
10 34 (5.26%) Workflow
11 32 (4.95%) Enterprise Architecture
12 28 (4.33%) ITIL
13 26 (4.02%) UML
13 26 (4.02%) OO
14 24 (3.72%) Project Management
14 24 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (3.41%) Waterfall
16 21 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (3.10%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 249 (38.54%) C#
2 203 (31.42%) SQL
3 60 (9.29%) JavaScript
4 47 (7.28%) PowerShell
5 43 (6.66%) Java
6 24 (3.72%) T-SQL
7 23 (3.56%) VB.NET
8 18 (2.79%) VBScript
9 15 (2.32%) VB
10 14 (2.17%) Python
11 13 (2.01%) Ruby
12 12 (1.86%) VBA
13 10 (1.55%) C
14 7 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.93%) VB6
16 4 (0.62%) C++
16 4 (0.62%) X++
17 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.31%) XAML
18 2 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (6.81%) Security Cleared
2 32 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (3.87%) Degree
5 16 (2.48%) MCSE
6 8 (1.24%) MCTS
7 5 (0.77%) MCITP
7 5 (0.77%) ISEB
8 4 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) MCSD
10 1 (0.15%) MCT
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) APMP
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.72%) QA
2 16 (2.48%) SLA
3 2 (0.31%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) DICOM
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.81%) Hyper-V
3 17 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.17%) Terminal Services
5 13 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 13 (2.01%) ISA Server
6 11 (1.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.46%) vSphere
8 2 (0.31%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.15%) SAP ITS
9 1 (0.15%) Varnish
9 1 (0.15%) Postfix
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 18 (2.79%) SCOM
2 13 (2.01%) BladeLogic
3 10 (1.55%) SCCM
4 8 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.77%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.31%) Control-M
8 2 (0.31%) WSUS
9 1 (0.15%) Puppet
9 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 290 (44.89%) Microsoft
2 73 (11.30%) Oracle
3 40 (6.19%) SAP
4 27 (4.18%) IBM
5 26 (4.02%) VMware
6 16 (2.48%) webMethods
7 14 (2.17%) TIBCO
7 14 (2.17%) Citrix
7 14 (2.17%) Siebel
8 13 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.70%) Intel
9 11 (1.70%) Talend
10 9 (1.39%) HP
11 8 (1.24%) Nintex
12 6 (0.93%) Metastorm
12 6 (0.93%) Remedy
12 6 (0.93%) Lagan
13 5 (0.77%) Sitecore
14 4 (0.62%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.46%) Cognos
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