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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 313 368 304
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -64
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 340 212 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.52% 2.30% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 132 153
Average daily rate
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£413 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
- +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 -

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
9650 9228 8085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.59% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5792 5537 4610
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £524 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 307 399
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.18 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +66 332 £420 +5.00% 76
South East +38 118 £463 +2.77% 6
London +5 72 £425 +1.19% 30
West Midlands +32 45 £423 +12.66% 11
Berkshire +18 45 £425 -5.55% 1
East of England +29 33 £400 +14.28% 11
Reading +26 32 £430 -4.44% 1
Cambridgeshire +22 26 £400 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire - 26 £500 -
North West -5 22 £420 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire -13 22 £250 -23.07% 7
City of London +16 21 £425 +13.33% 10
Birmingham +8 19 £416 +11.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 18 £315 -1.17%
Oxford - 16 £500 -
South Yorkshire +11 15 £225 -43.75% 2
Merseyside - 15 £405 -
Liverpool - 14 £405 -
Cambridge +12 13 £375 +25.00% 1
Milton Keynes +2 12 £265 -16.86%
South West -9 11 £353 +6.81% 2
Surrey -10 10 £488 +8.33% 2
Suffolk - 10 £400 - 8
Somerset 0 9 £350 +6.06% 1
East Midlands 0 9 £400 +25.00% 2
Hampshire -10 9 £500 +11.11% 1
Leeds -14 7 £338 +3.84% 3
West Sussex -15 7 £448 -5.78% 1
West Yorkshire -18 7 £338 +3.84% 4
Coventry - 7 £425 - 2

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 335 (51.07%) .NET
2 300 (45.73%) SQL Server
3 290 (44.21%) Microsoft
4 246 (37.50%) C#
5 191 (29.12%) SQL
6 190 (28.96%) CRM
7 167 (25.46%) SharePoint
8 157 (23.93%) Dynamics CRM
9 155 (23.63%) Web Services
10 149 (22.71%) Windows
11 148 (22.56%) WCF
12 145 (22.10%) XML
13 134 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
14 94 (14.33%) Finance
15 90 (13.72%) MS Excel
16 86 (13.11%) IIS
17 85 (12.96%) Oracle
18 84 (12.80%) Active Directory
19 82 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
20 73 (11.13%) .NET Framework
21 71 (10.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 70 (10.67%) ASP.NET
23 65 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008
24 62 (9.45%) Dynamics AX
24 62 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 60 (9.15%) Security Cleared
26 57 (8.69%) TDD
27 53 (8.08%) JavaScript
28 52 (7.93%) SOA
29 51 (7.77%) SOAP

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 167 (25.46%) SharePoint
2 86 (13.11%) IIS
3 46 (7.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 35 (5.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 31 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (4.73%) WebSphere
6 24 (3.66%) Lync
7 18 (2.74%) JBoss
8 17 (2.59%) MQSeries
8 17 (2.59%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (1.52%) CMS
10 10 (1.52%) Documentum
11 5 (0.76%) Apache
11 5 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.46%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.46%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 90 (13.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.07%) MS Office
3 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.30%) MS Project
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 157 (23.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (9.45%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.91%) Tridion
4 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.46%) Maximo
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.15%) Findur
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.30%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.35%) HTTP
2 20 (3.05%) Firewall
3 12 (1.83%) LDAP
4 10 (1.52%) DNS
4 10 (1.52%) SAN
4 10 (1.52%) FTP
5 7 (1.07%) SSL
5 7 (1.07%) DHCP
6 6 (0.91%) NAS
7 5 (0.76%) Intranet
7 5 (0.76%) Internet
8 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.61%) Broadband
9 3 (0.46%) SSH
10 2 (0.30%) FCoE
10 2 (0.30%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.30%) VLAN
10 2 (0.30%) WAN
11 1 (0.15%) CTI
11 1 (0.15%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (45.73%) SQL Server
2 71 (10.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 62 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (7.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (3.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 20 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.74%) Relational Database
10 16 (2.44%) MS Access
11 12 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.52%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.61%) MySQL
15 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.30%) DB2
17 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
17 1 (0.15%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 82 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (7.77%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.98%) MSBuild
4 10 (1.52%) Subversion
5 9 (1.37%) WiX
6 8 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (1.22%) NUnit
7 7 (1.07%) Selenium
7 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.91%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.91%) Mockito
8 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.91%) JUnit
9 5 (0.76%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.76%) MorphX
9 5 (0.76%) JIRA
9 5 (0.76%) Fiddler
9 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 94 (14.33%) Finance
2 19 (2.90%) Banking
3 18 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.44%) Billing
5 13 (1.98%) Advertising
6 9 (1.37%) Local Government
7 8 (1.22%) Law
8 6 (0.91%) Marketing
9 5 (0.76%) Back Office
9 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.76%) Legal
9 5 (0.76%) Retail
10 4 (0.61%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.46%) Electronics
11 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Military
13 1 (0.15%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 256 (39.02%) Developer
2 149 (22.71%) Architect
3 130 (19.82%) BizTalk Developer
4 61 (9.30%) Analyst
4 61 (9.30%) Consultant
5 42 (6.40%) .NET Developer
6 41 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 37 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (5.18%) BizTalk Consultant
9 25 (3.81%) BizTalk Architect
9 25 (3.81%) Applications Support
10 21 (3.20%) Administrator
11 20 (3.05%) Senior Developer
12 17 (2.59%) BizTalk Administrator
13 15 (2.29%) Applications Developer
13 15 (2.29%) AWS Developer
14 14 (2.13%) CRM Developer
14 14 (2.13%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.13%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (2.13%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (51.07%) .NET
2 155 (23.63%) Web Services
3 148 (22.56%) WCF
4 145 (22.10%) XML
5 73 (11.13%) .NET Framework
6 70 (10.67%) ASP.NET
7 51 (7.77%) SOAP
8 40 (6.10%) Middleware
9 34 (5.18%) HTML
10 29 (4.42%) CSS
11 22 (3.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 21 (3.20%) Application Packaging
13 20 (3.05%) MSMQ
14 18 (2.74%) REST
14 18 (2.74%) WF
15 17 (2.59%) J2EE
16 15 (2.29%) jQuery
16 15 (2.29%) SAP PI
17 14 (2.13%) WinForms
17 14 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.55%) Clustering
2 32 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 10 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.37%) IVR
6 8 (1.22%) NHS
7 7 (1.07%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (0.91%) Reference Data
8 6 (0.91%) Replication
9 5 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.76%) Open Source
9 5 (0.76%) User Experience
10 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.61%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.61%) PKI
10 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.61%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.46%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 149 (22.71%) Windows
2 47 (7.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (4.42%) Linux
6 18 (2.74%) Windows XP
7 16 (2.44%) Windows Vista
8 11 (1.68%) UNIX
9 7 (1.07%) Debian
9 7 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.91%) Android
10 6 (0.91%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.61%) Solaris
12 4 (0.61%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.46%) AIX
14 2 (0.30%) HPUX
14 2 (0.30%) SUSE
15 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (28.96%) CRM
2 134 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (8.69%) TDD
4 52 (7.93%) SOA
5 50 (7.62%) Migration
6 45 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (6.71%) ITIL
7 44 (6.71%) Scrum
8 40 (6.10%) MVC
9 35 (5.34%) Unit Testing
10 33 (5.03%) Workflow
11 32 (4.88%) OO
12 30 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (4.12%) Data Modelling
14 26 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (3.35%) Release Management
16 21 (3.20%) UML
17 20 (3.05%) Data Migration
18 19 (2.90%) Systems Analysis
18 19 (2.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 246 (37.50%) C#
2 191 (29.12%) SQL
3 53 (8.08%) JavaScript
4 37 (5.64%) Java
5 28 (4.27%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.59%) X++
7 16 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 16 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.29%) VB
9 13 (1.98%) VBScript
10 12 (1.83%) XPath
10 12 (1.83%) VBA
10 12 (1.83%) XQuery
11 9 (1.37%) Python
11 9 (1.37%) Ruby
12 8 (1.22%) VB6
13 6 (0.91%) Perl
13 6 (0.91%) C
14 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 25 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.35%) Degree
4 18 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.07%) MCSE
6 5 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.61%) MCTS
8 3 (0.46%) ISEB
8 3 (0.46%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CCNP
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.05%) QA
2 8 (1.22%) SLA
3 3 (0.46%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) DICOM
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.68%) ISA Server
5 6 (0.91%) Terminal Server
6 5 (0.76%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.76%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.61%) vSphere
7 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.46%) KVM
9 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.30%) Samba
10 1 (0.15%) Postfix
10 1 (0.15%) SRDF
10 1 (0.15%) Varnish
10 1 (0.15%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 15 (2.29%) SCOM
2 11 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.52%) SCCM
4 4 (0.61%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.46%) WSUS
6 2 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.30%) OpenView
6 2 (0.30%) MOM
6 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.15%) Foglight
7 1 (0.15%) WMI
7 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.15%) Puppet
7 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 290 (44.21%) Microsoft
2 85 (12.96%) Oracle
3 45 (6.86%) SAP
4 22 (3.35%) VMware
5 20 (3.05%) IBM
6 15 (2.29%) HP
7 11 (1.68%) TIBCO
7 11 (1.68%) Remedy
8 10 (1.52%) webMethods
8 10 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.37%) Siebel
10 8 (1.22%) Talend
10 8 (1.22%) Citrix
10 8 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.07%) EMC
12 5 (0.76%) Cisco
12 5 (0.76%) Nintex
13 4 (0.61%) Capita
13 4 (0.61%) Intel
13 4 (0.61%) Metastorm
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