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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 283 315 364
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +49
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 415 308 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.58% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.13% 3.37% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 210 117
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -41.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.10 £29.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £43.65 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -51.57%

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
10040 9142 8230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 17.34% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6217 5675 4622
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 308 441
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.96 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
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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 +37 401 £400 - 75
London -7 113 £425 +6.25% 29
South East +12 93 £419 -6.94% 9
East of England +48 67 £400 -5.88% 8
West Midlands +25 46 £423 +12.66% 12
Cambridgeshire +25 37 £394 -5.68% 3
Yorkshire -6 34 £275 -21.42%
Berkshire +18 28 £376 -11.64%
Buckinghamshire +15 26 £380 +21.60%
City of London -11 26 £400 +14.28% 8
South West +16 25 £375 +13.63% 3
South Yorkshire +5 23 £263 -25.00%
Reading +9 22 £363 -14.70%
Norfolk - 21 £175 - 1
Cambridge +13 20 £350 -22.22% 1
Milton Keynes +15 19 £355 +11.37%
Somerset +12 16 £325 - 1
North West -11 15 £450 +33.33% 7
Hampshire +18 14 £406 -32.29% 1
Oxfordshire -8 14 £480 +12.94%
Coventry - 13 £425 - 2
Leeds -9 11 £400 +23.07%
West Yorkshire -12 11 £400 +23.07%
Bath -1 10 £325 +8.33% 1
Suffolk +16 9 £400 -1.23% 1
Sheffield +4 9 £275 -50.00%
Birmingham -3 9 £525 +40.00% 1
Cheshire - 8 £438 -
Chester - 7 £450 -
Oxford - 7 £480 -

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 326 (47.87%) .NET
2 316 (46.40%) SQL Server
3 304 (44.64%) Microsoft
4 245 (35.98%) C#
5 190 (27.90%) SQL
6 179 (26.28%) WCF
7 168 (24.67%) CRM
8 167 (24.52%) Windows
9 164 (24.08%) SharePoint
10 159 (23.35%) Web Services
11 156 (22.91%) XML
12 138 (20.26%) Dynamics CRM
12 138 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
13 95 (13.95%) IIS
14 90 (13.22%) Finance
15 89 (13.07%) Oracle
16 86 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 85 (12.48%) MS Excel
18 81 (11.89%) .NET Framework
19 79 (11.60%) ASP.NET
20 77 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 67 (9.84%) Security Cleared
22 64 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 64 (9.40%) Active Directory
23 61 (8.96%) ITIL
24 59 (8.66%) SOA
25 55 (8.08%) SAP
26 54 (7.93%) SOAP
26 54 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
27 52 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 164 (24.08%) SharePoint
2 95 (13.95%) IIS
3 29 (4.26%) JBoss
4 21 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 20 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (2.06%) MQSeries
7 13 (1.91%) MS Exchange
8 12 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.32%) CMS
10 9 (1.32%) Documentum
11 6 (0.88%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.88%) Lync
12 5 (0.73%) Apache
12 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.73%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 85 (12.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.44%) MS Project
2 3 (0.44%) MS Office
2 3 (0.44%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 138 (20.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (7.05%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.17%) Tridion
3 8 (1.17%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.73%) assyst
5 3 (0.44%) Maximo
5 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.29%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.15%) Line 500
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.03%) Office 365
3 4 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
4 2 (0.29%) PaaS
4 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.29%) Boomi
4 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.26%) Firewall
2 23 (3.38%) HTTP
3 21 (3.08%) SAN
4 15 (2.20%) DNS
5 13 (1.91%) LDAP
6 12 (1.76%) FTP
7 10 (1.47%) DHCP
7 10 (1.47%) Internet
8 9 (1.32%) Intranet
9 5 (0.73%) Extranet
10 4 (0.59%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.59%) SMTP
11 3 (0.44%) WAN
11 3 (0.44%) SSL
11 3 (0.44%) SSH
11 3 (0.44%) NAS
11 3 (0.44%) FCoE
12 2 (0.29%) VLAN
12 2 (0.29%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (46.40%) SQL Server
2 77 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.03%) MS Access
13 6 (0.88%) MySQL
14 5 (0.73%) Ingres
15 4 (0.59%) DB2
15 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.59%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
17 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
17 2 (0.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 86 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (7.49%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.62%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (1.47%) SoapUI
5 9 (1.32%) Subversion
6 7 (1.03%) Selenium
6 7 (1.03%) NUnit
6 7 (1.03%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.88%) Mockito
7 6 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.88%) MSBuild
7 6 (0.88%) Fiddler
7 6 (0.88%) MorphX
7 6 (0.88%) JUnit
8 5 (0.73%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.44%) JIRA
10 3 (0.44%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 90 (13.22%) Finance
2 16 (2.35%) Banking
3 14 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.76%) Local Government
5 10 (1.47%) Retail
6 7 (1.03%) Billing
6 7 (1.03%) Law
7 5 (0.73%) Advertising
7 5 (0.73%) Marketing
8 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.59%) Back Office
9 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.44%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) Military
10 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.29%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 289 (42.44%) Developer
2 159 (23.35%) BizTalk Developer
3 132 (19.38%) Architect
4 75 (11.01%) Analyst
5 63 (9.25%) .NET Developer
6 53 (7.78%) Consultant
7 36 (5.29%) Technical Architect
8 30 (4.41%) BizTalk Consultant
9 29 (4.26%) Administrator
10 28 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
10 28 (4.11%) BizTalk Architect
11 26 (3.82%) Applications Developer
12 22 (3.23%) BizTalk Administrator
13 21 (3.08%) Applications Support
14 20 (2.94%) Senior Developer
14 20 (2.94%) Test Analyst
15 17 (2.50%) Applications Architect
16 16 (2.35%) C# Developer
17 14 (2.06%) Operations Engineer
18 13 (1.91%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (47.87%) .NET
2 179 (26.28%) WCF
3 159 (23.35%) Web Services
4 156 (22.91%) XML
5 81 (11.89%) .NET Framework
6 79 (11.60%) ASP.NET
7 54 (7.93%) SOAP
8 42 (6.17%) Middleware
9 24 (3.52%) WinForms
10 23 (3.38%) HTML
11 22 (3.23%) CSS
11 22 (3.23%) MSMQ
12 20 (2.94%) jQuery
13 19 (2.79%) WF
14 18 (2.64%) REST
14 18 (2.64%) Entity Framework
15 16 (2.35%) RESTful
15 16 (2.35%) WPF
16 15 (2.20%) J2EE
17 13 (1.91%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.52%) Data Centre
3 13 (1.91%) Clustering
4 10 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 10 (1.47%) Replication
5 9 (1.32%) NHS
6 7 (1.03%) PKI
6 7 (1.03%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.73%) IVR
8 5 (0.73%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.73%) User Experience
9 4 (0.59%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.59%) iPad
10 3 (0.44%) TRADACOMS
10 3 (0.44%) Blog
10 3 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 167 (24.52%) Windows
2 52 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (6.61%) Linux
5 44 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.06%) UNIX
7 14 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.62%) Android
9 9 (1.32%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.17%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.03%) Solaris
11 7 (1.03%) Debian
11 7 (1.03%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.44%) AIX
13 2 (0.29%) HPUX
13 2 (0.29%) SUSE
13 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (24.67%) CRM
2 138 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (8.96%) ITIL
4 59 (8.66%) SOA
5 51 (7.49%) SDLC
6 48 (7.05%) TDD
7 46 (6.75%) Migration
8 42 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (5.29%) Scrum
10 35 (5.14%) MVC
10 35 (5.14%) Workflow
11 33 (4.85%) OO
12 32 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
13 30 (4.41%) Unit Testing
14 27 (3.96%) UML
15 25 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (3.38%) Integration Testing
16 23 (3.38%) Mentoring
16 23 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 245 (35.98%) C#
2 190 (27.90%) SQL
3 44 (6.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (4.26%) Java
4 29 (4.26%) VB.NET
5 28 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 24 (3.52%) VB
7 20 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 17 (2.50%) X++
9 12 (1.76%) XPath
9 12 (1.76%) XQuery
10 9 (1.32%) VB6
11 6 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.88%) VBScript
11 6 (0.88%) ActionScript
11 6 (0.88%) ActionScript 2.0
12 5 (0.73%) Perl
13 4 (0.59%) PHP
14 3 (0.44%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 67 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 39 (5.73%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.55%) Degree
4 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.44%) ISEB
7 2 (0.29%) MCAD
7 2 (0.29%) MCSD
7 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.15%) MCP
8 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CCNP
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.20%) QA
2 13 (1.91%) SLA
3 5 (0.73%) HL7
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.64%) ISA Server
4 16 (2.35%) Xen
5 13 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (1.32%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.59%) vSphere
8 2 (0.29%) KVM
8 2 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.29%) SRDF
8 2 (0.29%) Samba
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
9 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (2.50%) SCOM
2 16 (2.35%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.62%) SCCM
5 6 (0.88%) Foglight
6 2 (0.29%) WSUS
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.29%) OpenView
6 2 (0.29%) MOM
6 2 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.15%) WMI
7 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 304 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 89 (13.07%) Oracle
3 55 (8.08%) SAP
4 31 (4.55%) HP
5 26 (3.82%) VMware
6 24 (3.52%) Citrix
7 18 (2.64%) IBM
8 17 (2.50%) Symantec
9 16 (2.35%) Hitachi
9 16 (2.35%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.20%) Remedy
11 12 (1.76%) EMC
12 10 (1.47%) Business Objects
12 10 (1.47%) Cisco
13 9 (1.32%) TIBCO
14 8 (1.17%) Cognos
15 7 (1.03%) Metastorm
15 7 (1.03%) NetApp
15 7 (1.03%) Nintex
16 6 (0.88%) New Relic
Warwick, Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £22 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
All UK
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: 300-700 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Montash
Rate: £120 - £150 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago