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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 339 364 253
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -111
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 274 193 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.40% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.02% 2.27% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 131 231
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.90

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
9071 8512 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.67% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5679 5033 4571
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 312 417
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.04 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +34 254 £400 -4.76% 92
London +13 69 £400 -11.11% 28
South East +14 64 £443 -1.66% 22
West Midlands +30 37 £438 +2.94% 8
East of England +15 30 £380 +8.57% 10
South West -14 24 £343 -13.29% 2
City of London +23 23 £400 -15.78% 7
North West -1 20 £405 +17.81% 7
Berkshire -4 19 £430 -4.44% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 17 - - 1
Somerset 0 14 £330 -17.50%
Reading +12 13 £430 +4.87% 1
Merseyside - 13 £413 -
Milton Keynes -4 12 - - 1
Liverpool - 12 £413 -
Cambridgeshire -2 11 £506 - 2
Surrey +1 10 £425 -22.68% 7
Birmingham +1 10 £413 -13.15% 2
Edinburgh +4 9 £350 -
Scotland -4 9 £350 -22.22%
Coventry - 9 £388 - 2
Suffolk - 9 £375 - 4
Yorkshire -21 8 £360 +10.76% 5
Oxfordshire -10 7 £488 - 2
Hertfordshire +6 6 £413 - 3
Wiltshire -5 6 £409 +4.40% 1
West Yorkshire -15 6 £360 +10.76% 2
Leeds -16 6 £360 +10.76% 2
Oxford - 6 £488 -
West Sussex -11 5 £475 - 3

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 339 (54.24%) .NET
2 288 (46.08%) Microsoft
3 251 (40.16%) SQL Server
4 234 (37.44%) C#
5 189 (30.24%) SQL
6 185 (29.60%) CRM
7 173 (27.68%) Windows
8 170 (27.20%) SharePoint
9 156 (24.96%) Dynamics CRM
10 135 (21.60%) WCF
11 122 (19.52%) Web Services
12 120 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
13 115 (18.40%) XML
14 103 (16.48%) Finance
15 84 (13.44%) SQL Server 2008
16 83 (13.28%) IIS
16 83 (13.28%) ASP.NET
16 83 (13.28%) Active Directory
17 80 (12.80%) MS Excel
18 71 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 70 (11.20%) .NET Framework
20 67 (10.72%) SharePoint 2010
21 66 (10.56%) Clustering
22 65 (10.40%) Oracle
23 64 (10.24%) SQL Server 2005
24 60 (9.60%) Dynamics AX
25 58 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
26 57 (9.12%) JavaScript
27 56 (8.96%) Visual Studio
27 56 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 170 (27.20%) SharePoint
2 83 (13.28%) IIS
3 67 (10.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 55 (8.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 45 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (6.24%) Lync
7 34 (5.44%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.40%) MQSeries
9 13 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
10 12 (1.92%) MS Exchange
11 10 (1.60%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.44%) CMS
13 7 (1.12%) JBoss
14 5 (0.80%) Documentum
15 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.48%) LiveCycle
17 2 (0.32%) Apache
17 2 (0.32%) Commerce Server
17 2 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 80 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.76%) InfoPath
3 6 (0.96%) MS Office
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 156 (24.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (9.60%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.48%) Maximo
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.16%) Staffware
7 1 (0.16%) Agresso
7 1 (0.16%) Findur
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.08%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (2.08%) MailChimp
4 8 (1.28%) SaaS
5 4 (0.64%) PaaS
5 4 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.20%) HTTP
2 14 (2.24%) SSL
3 13 (2.08%) SAN
4 10 (1.60%) NAS
5 8 (1.28%) FTP
5 8 (1.28%) LDAP
6 5 (0.80%) Intranet
6 5 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.80%) Broadband
7 4 (0.64%) Firewall
8 3 (0.48%) SSH
9 2 (0.32%) DNS
9 2 (0.32%) CTI
10 1 (0.16%) Internet
10 1 (0.16%) SMTP
10 1 (0.16%) DHCP
10 1 (0.16%) SMS
10 1 (0.16%) VPN
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (40.16%) SQL Server
2 84 (13.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (10.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 51 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (3.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 22 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.72%) MS Access
10 16 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (2.40%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.92%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.12%) DB2
14 5 (0.80%) EDRMS
15 4 (0.64%) SAP BW
16 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (0.48%) MySQL
17 2 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
17 2 (0.32%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 58 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (8.96%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.76%) MSBuild
4 10 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (1.60%) NUnit
5 9 (1.44%) Subversion
6 8 (1.28%) WiX
7 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.96%) JIRA
8 6 (0.96%) Selenium
9 5 (0.80%) JUnit
9 5 (0.80%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.80%) Mockito
10 4 (0.64%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.64%) MSI
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.48%) MorphX
11 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 103 (16.48%) Finance
2 28 (4.48%) Banking
3 19 (3.04%) Advertising
4 18 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.56%) Billing
6 11 (1.76%) Retail
7 10 (1.60%) Local Government
8 8 (1.28%) Legal
9 6 (0.96%) Marketing
10 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.64%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.64%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.48%) Law
12 3 (0.48%) Electronics
12 3 (0.48%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 237 (37.92%) Developer
2 142 (22.72%) Architect
3 105 (16.80%) BizTalk Developer
4 62 (9.92%) Technical Architect
5 58 (9.28%) Consultant
6 45 (7.20%) Analyst
7 41 (6.56%) .NET Developer
8 37 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (4.64%) Administrator
9 29 (4.64%) BizTalk Consultant
10 26 (4.16%) CRM Developer
11 21 (3.36%) BizTalk Administrator
12 20 (3.20%) SharePoint Developer
13 18 (2.88%) Senior Developer
14 17 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 17 (2.72%) Microsoft Developer
14 17 (2.72%) Applications Support
15 16 (2.56%) Project Manager
15 16 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
16 13 (2.08%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (54.24%) .NET
2 135 (21.60%) WCF
3 122 (19.52%) Web Services
4 115 (18.40%) XML
5 83 (13.28%) ASP.NET
6 70 (11.20%) .NET Framework
7 39 (6.24%) Middleware
8 37 (5.92%) HTML
9 34 (5.44%) Application Packaging
10 31 (4.96%) SOAP
10 31 (4.96%) CSS
11 22 (3.52%) SAP PI
12 18 (2.88%) REST
13 17 (2.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (2.72%) WF
14 15 (2.40%) MSMQ
15 14 (2.24%) J2EE
15 14 (2.24%) jQuery
16 12 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
17 11 (1.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.56%) Clustering
2 20 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.24%) NHS
3 14 (2.24%) Data Integration
4 12 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.44%) IVR
6 9 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.96%) Reference Data
8 6 (0.96%) PKI
9 5 (0.80%) Replication
9 5 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.80%) User Experience
9 5 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.80%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.48%) DTV
10 3 (0.48%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 173 (27.68%) Windows
2 56 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (2.88%) Windows XP
6 16 (2.56%) Linux
6 16 (2.56%) Windows Vista
7 15 (2.40%) UNIX
8 11 (1.76%) Windows 2000
9 10 (1.60%) Windows NT
10 9 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.64%) Android
12 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.16%) CentOS
13 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Fedora
13 1 (0.16%) Debian
13 1 (0.16%) zOS
13 1 (0.16%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (29.60%) CRM
2 120 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (8.48%) SOA
4 51 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (6.88%) Scrum
6 41 (6.56%) Migration
7 38 (6.08%) TDD
8 36 (5.76%) MVC
9 35 (5.60%) Data Modelling
10 32 (5.12%) OO
10 32 (5.12%) Workflow
11 31 (4.96%) Enterprise Architecture
12 30 (4.80%) ITIL
12 30 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (4.48%) Unit Testing
14 26 (4.16%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (3.84%) Release Management
16 23 (3.68%) OOP
16 23 (3.68%) Waterfall
17 22 (3.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 234 (37.44%) C#
2 189 (30.24%) SQL
3 57 (9.12%) JavaScript
4 41 (6.56%) PowerShell
5 40 (6.40%) Java
6 19 (3.04%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.88%) VB.NET
8 17 (2.72%) VBScript
9 14 (2.24%) Python
10 13 (2.08%) Ruby
11 12 (1.92%) XQuery
11 12 (1.92%) VBA
11 12 (1.92%) XPath
12 10 (1.60%) VB
13 8 (1.28%) C
13 8 (1.28%) X++
14 5 (0.80%) Perl
14 5 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.00%) Degree
2 25 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.24%) MCSE
5 6 (0.96%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.96%) MCTS
6 5 (0.80%) MCITP
7 4 (0.64%) ISEB
8 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.16%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.16%) MCT
9 1 (0.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.16%) QA
2 15 (2.40%) SLA
3 4 (0.64%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) DICOM
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.68%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.88%) ISA Server
3 18 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (1.60%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.96%) vSphere
8 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.32%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.16%) SAP ITS
10 1 (0.16%) Postfix
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.16%) KVM
10 1 (0.16%) Corosync
10 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (2.88%) SCOM
2 13 (2.08%) SCCM
3 12 (1.92%) BladeLogic
4 8 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.48%) WSUS
7 2 (0.32%) Control-M
8 1 (0.16%) MOM
8 1 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 288 (46.08%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.40%) Oracle
3 45 (7.20%) SAP
4 29 (4.64%) VMware
5 20 (3.20%) IBM
6 14 (2.24%) webMethods
6 14 (2.24%) Citrix
7 12 (1.92%) HP
7 12 (1.92%) Siebel
8 10 (1.60%) Talend
8 10 (1.60%) Intel
9 9 (1.44%) Remedy
9 9 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.12%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.12%) Nintex
11 6 (0.96%) Metastorm
12 5 (0.80%) EMC
13 3 (0.48%) Lagan
13 3 (0.48%) Kofax
13 3 (0.48%) Sophos
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Wokingham, Berkshire
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Crawley, West Sussex
Certes Computing Ltd
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Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
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West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
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Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
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London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
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East London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IDPP
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Berkshire
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