The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 435 303 366
Rank change year-on-year
-132 +63
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 210 391 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.70% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 3.78% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 262 176
Median daily rate £450 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £412
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +39.13%

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
10543 10343 9558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.97% 18.49% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6958 6317 5934
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 376 324
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.30% +12.13%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -157 197 £450 +12.50% 70
London -63 55 £500 +17.64% 24
South East -60 52 £434 -3.55% 16
South West +14 32 £450 +33.33% 1
Berkshire -12 23 £450 +5.88% 5
East of England -16 23 £431 +7.81% 2
Surrey +7 17 £449 -12.00% 4
Wiltshire +14 15 £500 -
North West -14 13 £385 -14.44% 7
West Midlands -49 12 £375 -11.24% 11
Somerset +7 10 £413 +22.22% 1
Scotland +1 10 £425 +25.92% 1
Edinburgh -1 9 £425 +25.92%
City of London +26 8 £483 +13.52% 6
Norfolk -5 8 £325 -18.75%
Manchester -7 7 £385 -18.94% 5
Oxfordshire -8 7 £305 -37.75% 5
Reading -16 7 £500 +16.95% 3
Suffolk -3 6 £450 +12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -22 6 £438 +9.37%
Swindon +6 5 £500 -
Oxford -1 5 £305 -39.00% 5
Bath -7 5 £406 +25.00% 1
Cambridge -11 5 £463 +37.03%
Slough - 5 £350 -
Trowbridge - 5 £500 -
Staines -1 4 £600 +17.64%
West Yorkshire -7 4 £410 +26.15% 2
Cheshire -12 4 £401 -8.45% 1
Leeds -15 4 £410 +26.15% 1

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 217 (50.35%) .NET
2 184 (42.69%) Microsoft
3 164 (38.05%) SQL Server
4 142 (32.95%) SQL
5 131 (30.39%) C#
6 118 (27.38%) SharePoint
7 111 (25.75%) CRM
8 105 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (20.65%) Dynamics CRM
10 78 (18.10%) WCF
10 78 (18.10%) Web Services
11 63 (14.62%) Finance
12 62 (14.39%) MS Excel
13 57 (13.23%) XML
14 56 (12.99%) Windows
14 56 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 54 (12.53%) Oracle
16 52 (12.06%) SOAP
17 51 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
18 46 (10.67%) JavaScript
19 45 (10.44%) ERP
20 43 (9.98%) SOA
21 39 (9.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 38 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
23 37 (8.58%) IIS
24 36 (8.35%) Project Management
24 36 (8.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 35 (8.12%) TDD
25 35 (8.12%) .NET Framework
25 35 (8.12%) Visual Studio

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 118 (27.38%) SharePoint
2 37 (8.58%) IIS
3 24 (5.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (4.64%) MS Exchange
5 19 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 13 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.78%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.09%) MQSeries
9 7 (1.62%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.39%) iPlanet
11 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.70%) Documentum
12 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.70%) JBoss
13 2 (0.46%) FileNet
13 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.23%) CMS
14 1 (0.23%) Mule
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 62 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.70%) InfoPath
2 3 (0.70%) MS Office
2 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 89 (20.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.94%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (2.32%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (1.39%) BusinessWare
4 6 (1.39%) SAP R/3
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.93%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.46%) Exstream
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.23%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.23%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.23%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.25%) Office 365
3 10 (2.32%) SaaS
3 10 (2.32%) Yammer
4 7 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.93%) Boomi
5 4 (0.93%) PaaS
6 3 (0.70%) IaaS
7 2 (0.46%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (0.46%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.57%) Firewall
2 17 (3.94%) DNS
3 13 (3.02%) SAN
4 6 (1.39%) FTP
4 6 (1.39%) HTTP
4 6 (1.39%) Internet
5 5 (1.16%) DHCP
6 4 (0.93%) SMTP
7 2 (0.46%) Extranet
7 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.46%) VLAN
7 2 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) AMQP
8 1 (0.23%) ATM
8 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.23%) Intranet
8 1 (0.23%) Network Security
8 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (38.05%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (8.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.86%) DB2
7 8 (1.86%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.86%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.39%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (1.39%) DTS
9 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.93%) Ingres
11 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 56 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (8.12%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.32%) MorphX
4 5 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.93%) MSTest
5 4 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (0.93%) Subversion
6 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.46%) JIRA
6 2 (0.46%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.46%) NUnit
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.23%) ERwin
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) Moq
7 1 (0.23%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 63 (14.62%) Finance
2 16 (3.71%) Retail
3 14 (3.25%) Back Office
4 9 (2.09%) Banking
4 9 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.39%) Billing
6 6 (1.39%) Local Government
6 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.70%) Electronics
8 2 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 201 (46.64%) Developer
2 110 (25.52%) BizTalk Developer
3 72 (16.71%) Architect
4 47 (10.90%) Consultant
5 46 (10.67%) .NET Developer
6 33 (7.66%) Solutions Architect
7 28 (6.50%) Microsoft Developer
8 27 (6.26%) Project Manager
9 25 (5.80%) Analyst
10 22 (5.10%) C# Developer
11 20 (4.64%) CRM Developer
12 17 (3.94%) BizTalk Architect
13 16 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 15 (3.48%) CRM Consultant
14 15 (3.48%) SQL Developer
15 14 (3.25%) Microsoft Consultant
16 13 (3.02%) BizTalk Consultant
16 13 (3.02%) DBA
16 13 (3.02%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
16 13 (3.02%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (50.35%) .NET
2 78 (18.10%) WCF
2 78 (18.10%) Web Services
3 57 (13.23%) XML
4 52 (12.06%) SOAP
5 35 (8.12%) .NET Framework
6 33 (7.66%) ASP.NET
7 30 (6.96%) REST
8 25 (5.80%) jQuery
8 25 (5.80%) Middleware
9 23 (5.34%) HTML
10 22 (5.10%) MSMQ
11 16 (3.71%) EDI
12 14 (3.25%) XSLT
13 12 (2.78%) COM
14 11 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (2.55%) CSS
15 10 (2.32%) HTML5
15 10 (2.32%) LINQ
16 8 (1.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.09%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.86%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.86%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.86%) Statistics
6 8 (1.86%) User Experience
7 6 (1.39%) AS400
7 6 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.39%) FMCG
7 6 (1.39%) Replication
8 5 (1.16%) Clustering
8 5 (1.16%) NHS
9 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.70%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.46%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.46%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.46%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.99%) Windows
2 17 (3.94%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.25%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (2.32%) Linux
5 8 (1.86%) Unix
5 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.39%) AIX
6 6 (1.39%) Solaris
6 6 (1.39%) zOS
7 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.93%) Android
9 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (25.75%) CRM
2 105 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (10.44%) ERP
4 43 (9.98%) SOA
5 36 (8.35%) Project Management
6 35 (8.12%) TDD
7 32 (7.42%) Scrum
8 30 (6.96%) Workflow
9 27 (6.26%) SDLC
10 26 (6.03%) Integration Testing
11 24 (5.57%) MVC
12 23 (5.34%) Case Management
12 23 (5.34%) Waterfall
13 21 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (4.87%) Configuration Management
13 21 (4.87%) Data Modelling
13 21 (4.87%) ITIL
14 20 (4.64%) TOGAF
15 19 (4.41%) Migration
16 18 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (32.95%) SQL
2 131 (30.39%) C#
3 46 (10.67%) JavaScript
4 35 (8.12%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.55%) VB
6 10 (2.32%) Java
7 8 (1.86%) PHP
8 7 (1.62%) Apex Code
8 7 (1.62%) VBScript
9 6 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.39%) XPath
10 4 (0.93%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.93%) C++
10 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.70%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.70%) C
11 3 (0.70%) Perl
11 3 (0.70%) VBA
12 2 (0.46%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (7.66%) Degree
2 24 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.62%) CISM
6 7 (1.62%) CISSP
7 6 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (1.39%) CCSP
7 6 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.39%) ISEB
8 5 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.93%) MCITP
9 4 (0.93%) MCSE
9 4 (0.93%) MCTS
10 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.46%) MCSD
11 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.25%) SLA
2 12 (2.78%) QA
3 9 (2.09%) HL7
4 5 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 34 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.39%) ClearTrust
3 6 (1.39%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (2.32%) Puppet
2 6 (1.39%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.16%) SCOM
4 2 (0.46%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 184 (42.69%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.53%) Oracle
3 35 (8.12%) SAP
4 20 (4.64%) IBM
4 20 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.94%) VMware
6 11 (2.55%) Infor
7 7 (1.62%) CA
7 7 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.39%) BEA
8 6 (1.39%) Capita
8 6 (1.39%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.39%) Dell
8 6 (1.39%) Vitria
9 5 (1.16%) Citrix
9 5 (1.16%) NetApp
10 4 (0.93%) Cerner
10 4 (0.93%) EMC
10 4 (0.93%) McKesson
10 4 (0.93%) NetSuite
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