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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 334 345 272
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -73
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 324 252 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.48% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 2.73% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 165 241
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £26.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.49

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
10235 9223 10237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.71% 17.50% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6174 5458 5741
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 369 508
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +36 313 £400 - 89
London +28 102 £413 -8.33% 33
South East +4 91 £450 +38.99% 18
East of England -18 37 £425 - 12
Berkshire +40 35 £483 +30.84% 4
West Midlands -3 28 £369 +5.35% 5
Yorkshire +23 26 £375 +14.50% 8
Reading +34 25 £545 - 3
City of London +19 23 £400 -7.24% 12
West Yorkshire +8 18 £363 +10.68% 5
Surrey +7 18 £500 +5.26% 3
Birmingham +9 17 £350 - 1
Leeds +10 12 £363 +10.68% 5
Suffolk +7 12 £381 -10.29% 3
South West -28 12 £350 -12.50% 2
North West +8 10 £310 -24.84% 4
Ipswich +6 8 £453 +6.47% 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £400 - 3
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £438 -14.42% 2
Coventry - 7 £450 - 2
East Midlands +6 6 £325 +8.33% 3
Oxfordshire -1 6 £425 - 1
Hampshire -47 6 £375 +20.96% 2
Oxford - 6 £425 - 1
Bedford - 6 £400 -
Kent - 5 £394 - 4
Cambridge -12 4 £500 -2.91% 1
Manchester - 4 £290 -
Nottinghamshire +12 3 £325 +8.33% 2
South Yorkshire +9 3 £450 -

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 370 (55.56%) .NET
2 315 (47.30%) Microsoft
3 290 (43.54%) SQL Server
4 279 (41.89%) C#
5 186 (27.93%) Windows
6 162 (24.32%) SQL
7 159 (23.87%) ASP.NET
8 158 (23.72%) WCF
9 145 (21.77%) CRM
10 141 (21.17%) XML
11 140 (21.02%) SharePoint
12 132 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
13 125 (18.77%) Oracle
14 118 (17.72%) Web Services
15 115 (17.27%) Finance
15 115 (17.27%) Dynamics CRM
16 111 (16.67%) SOA
17 92 (13.81%) SQL Server 2008
18 90 (13.51%) MS Excel
18 90 (13.51%) Visual Studio
19 79 (11.86%) .NET Framework
20 78 (11.71%) WebSphere
21 75 (11.26%) IIS
22 73 (10.96%) SQL Server 2005
23 71 (10.66%) Middleware
24 65 (9.76%) MVC
25 56 (8.41%) Security Cleared
26 53 (7.96%) Banking
27 52 (7.81%) PowerShell
28 51 (7.66%) SharePoint 2010

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 140 (21.02%) SharePoint
2 78 (11.71%) WebSphere
3 75 (11.26%) IIS
4 51 (7.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 26 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 25 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
7 21 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (2.55%) CMS
9 15 (2.25%) Lync
10 12 (1.80%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.50%) MS Exchange
12 9 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.35%) MQSeries
13 8 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
13 8 (1.20%) Apache Solr
14 7 (1.05%) NetWeaver
14 7 (1.05%) NServiceBus
14 7 (1.05%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 7 (1.05%) JCAPS
15 5 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 90 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.95%) MS Office
3 10 (1.50%) MS Project
3 10 (1.50%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 115 (17.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (6.01%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.45%) Staffware
6 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.45%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.30%) assyst
7 2 (0.30%) Exstream
8 1 (0.15%) ZaiNet
8 1 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.15%) Endur
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) Tridion
8 1 (0.15%) Agresso
8 1 (0.15%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.40%) SaaS
3 15 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.80%) MailChimp
5 6 (0.90%) PaaS
6 5 (0.75%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Office 365
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.25%) SAN
2 9 (1.35%) FTP
2 9 (1.35%) SSL
3 8 (1.20%) NAS
4 7 (1.05%) Firewall
4 7 (1.05%) HTTP
5 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.90%) LDAP
6 5 (0.75%) Intranet
7 2 (0.30%) Broadband
7 2 (0.30%) SMTP
7 2 (0.30%) CTI
8 1 (0.15%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) Internet
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (43.54%) SQL Server
2 92 (13.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (10.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (4.80%) Oracle Database
7 27 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.80%) RavenDB
10 12 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.80%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (1.20%) MySQL
13 7 (1.05%) EDRMS
13 7 (1.05%) DataStage
13 7 (1.05%) Spotfire
14 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 90 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 49 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.95%) TeamCity
4 12 (1.80%) NUnit
5 11 (1.65%) SpecFlow
6 10 (1.50%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.20%) JIRA
8 7 (1.05%) Subversion
8 7 (1.05%) Maven
9 6 (0.90%) Selenium
10 5 (0.75%) Rational Rose
10 5 (0.75%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.75%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.75%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.60%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.45%) WiX
13 2 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
13 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 115 (17.27%) Finance
2 53 (7.96%) Banking
3 14 (2.10%) Retail
4 11 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.65%) Local Government
5 10 (1.50%) Marketing
6 9 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.05%) Advertising
8 4 (0.60%) Legal
8 4 (0.60%) Japanese Language
8 4 (0.60%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.45%) French Language
9 3 (0.45%) Front Office
9 3 (0.45%) Back Office
9 3 (0.45%) Electronics
9 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Billing
10 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 290 (43.54%) Developer
2 121 (18.17%) BizTalk Developer
3 118 (17.72%) Architect
4 70 (10.51%) Consultant
5 68 (10.21%) .NET Developer
6 50 (7.51%) Analyst
7 42 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
8 38 (5.71%) Technical Architect
9 29 (4.35%) BizTalk Consultant
10 26 (3.90%) C# Developer
11 22 (3.30%) SharePoint Developer
11 22 (3.30%) CRM Developer
12 21 (3.15%) Microsoft Developer
13 20 (3.00%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.70%) Administrator
14 18 (2.70%) Microsoft Consultant
15 17 (2.55%) Software Developer
16 16 (2.40%) Integration Architect
16 16 (2.40%) Project Manager
16 16 (2.40%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (55.56%) .NET
2 159 (23.87%) ASP.NET
3 158 (23.72%) WCF
4 141 (21.17%) XML
5 118 (17.72%) Web Services
6 79 (11.86%) .NET Framework
7 71 (10.66%) Middleware
8 44 (6.61%) HTML
9 34 (5.11%) XSLT
10 31 (4.65%) SOAP
11 26 (3.90%) CSS
11 26 (3.90%) AppFabric
12 23 (3.45%) XSD
13 19 (2.85%) J2EE
14 18 (2.70%) REST
15 17 (2.55%) WF
15 17 (2.55%) WebSphere MQ
16 16 (2.40%) jQuery
16 16 (2.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 15 (2.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.11%) Clustering
2 28 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.15%) Client/Server
4 18 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.95%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.95%) NHS
6 12 (1.80%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.50%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.35%) SWIFT
8 9 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.75%) Replication
10 4 (0.60%) Blog
10 4 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.45%) IVR
11 3 (0.45%) DTV
11 3 (0.45%) Kindle
11 3 (0.45%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.45%) Open Source
12 2 (0.30%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 186 (27.93%) Windows
2 42 (6.31%) Linux
3 33 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (3.60%) UNIX
5 23 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.35%) Windows 2000
9 8 (1.20%) Windows NT
10 7 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.90%) Android
12 5 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.30%) zOS
15 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (21.77%) CRM
2 132 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (16.67%) SOA
4 65 (9.76%) MVC
5 49 (7.36%) TDD
6 45 (6.76%) Scrum
7 43 (6.46%) ITIL
7 43 (6.46%) UML
8 38 (5.71%) OO
9 37 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 36 (5.41%) Workflow
11 34 (5.11%) Waterfall
12 32 (4.80%) Migration
12 32 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (4.80%) PRINCE2
13 31 (4.65%) Release Management
13 31 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (4.50%) Unit Testing
15 28 (4.20%) Service Management
16 27 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 279 (41.89%) C#
2 162 (24.32%) SQL
3 52 (7.81%) PowerShell
4 47 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 36 (5.41%) Java
6 35 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 33 (4.95%) VB.NET
8 29 (4.35%) VBScript
9 25 (3.75%) VB
10 14 (2.10%) C
11 8 (1.20%) C++
11 8 (1.20%) Ruby
12 6 (0.90%) VB6
12 6 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.75%) VBA
13 5 (0.75%) Python
14 4 (0.60%) X++
14 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.30%) ABAP
16 1 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 56 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 43 (6.46%) Degree
4 28 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.65%) MCSE
6 8 (1.20%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 5 (0.75%) MCTS
8 4 (0.60%) MCT
8 4 (0.60%) ISEB
9 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.30%) PMP
10 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.30%) MCSD
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.30%) MCITP
10 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.55%) QA
2 15 (2.25%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.95%) SLA
4 3 (0.45%) HL7
5 1 (0.15%) GxP
System Software
1 37 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (1.50%) Terminal Services
4 10 (1.50%) ISA Server
4 10 (1.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.45%) vSphere
5 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.30%) XenApp
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.95%) Tivoli
2 10 (1.50%) BladeLogic
3 9 (1.35%) SCOM
4 7 (1.05%) WMI
4 7 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 6 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.60%) Puppet
8 3 (0.45%) SCCM
8 3 (0.45%) Control-M
9 1 (0.15%) Legato
9 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 315 (47.30%) Microsoft
2 125 (18.77%) Oracle
3 32 (4.80%) SAP
4 30 (4.50%) IBM
4 30 (4.50%) TIBCO
5 24 (3.60%) webMethods
5 24 (3.60%) VMware
6 22 (3.30%) Cognos
7 17 (2.55%) Citrix
8 16 (2.40%) Siebel
9 15 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.50%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.20%) Intel
11 8 (1.20%) Lagan
12 7 (1.05%) Axway
12 7 (1.05%) EMC
12 7 (1.05%) Business Objects
13 6 (0.90%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.75%) Kofax
14 5 (0.75%) HP
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £590.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South East England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago