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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 301 317 354
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +37
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 375 325 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.65% 3.38% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 218 140
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £24.75 £23.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% -41.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.00 £29.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £23.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £23.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -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
10287 9605 8657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.38% 17.85% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6501 5789 4846
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 360 434
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.11 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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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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 +7 367 £400 - 77
London -48 111 £425 +6.25% 25
South East 0 70 £388 -12.42% 14
East of England +41 63 £350 -17.64% 7
West Midlands +26 39 £375 - 6
South West +14 36 £420 +29.23% 6
Buckinghamshire +13 27 £360 +2.71% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 26 £394 -7.35% 2
Yorkshire -11 26 £300 -14.28% 6
City of London -25 25 £438 +16.66% 7
Somerset +21 21 £375 +25.00% 3
Norfolk - 20 £175 -
Hampshire +14 18 £317 -44.89% 3
Bath 0 18 £375 +25.00% 2
Milton Keynes +12 17 £355 -0.42%
Cambridge +3 16 £400 -16.88% 2
Coventry - 16 £413 - 1
North West -12 14 £400 +23.07% 7
South Yorkshire -5 13 £275 -8.33% 4
Suffolk +23 11 £413 +1.85% 3
West Yorkshire -25 11 £600 +71.42% 1
Cheshire - 11 £400 - 6
Leeds -24 10 £600 +71.42% 1
Sheffield -1 8 £275 -50.00% 4
Berkshire -9 7 £350 -17.64% 2
West Sussex -19 7 £469 -2.34% 2
Essex -9 6 £550 +25.71% 1
East Midlands -13 6 £438 +9.37% 4
Warwickshire +1 5 £218 - 2
Reading -1 5 £350 -17.64% 1

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 330 (45.27%) .NET
2 325 (44.58%) SQL Server
3 320 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 247 (33.88%) C#
5 207 (28.40%) SQL
6 174 (23.87%) WCF
6 174 (23.87%) SharePoint
7 166 (22.77%) Web Services
8 165 (22.63%) CRM
9 161 (22.09%) Windows
10 156 (21.40%) XML
11 149 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
12 138 (18.93%) Dynamics CRM
13 97 (13.31%) Oracle
14 92 (12.62%) IIS
15 90 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
16 86 (11.80%) Finance
17 83 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 82 (11.25%) .NET Framework
18 82 (11.25%) ASP.NET
19 81 (11.11%) MS Excel
20 79 (10.84%) ITIL
21 78 (10.70%) Security Cleared
22 64 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 62 (8.50%) SOA
24 60 (8.23%) Active Directory
25 57 (7.82%) SOAP
26 53 (7.27%) Visual Studio
27 51 (7.00%) Migration
28 50 (6.86%) TDD

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 174 (23.87%) SharePoint
2 92 (12.62%) IIS
3 27 (3.70%) JBoss
4 18 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 18 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (1.92%) MQSeries
6 13 (1.78%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.23%) CMS
9 9 (1.23%) Documentum
10 8 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (0.96%) Lync
12 6 (0.82%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.82%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.82%) Apache
13 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 81 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.55%) MS Office
3 3 (0.41%) MS Project
3 3 (0.41%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.41%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 138 (18.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (6.72%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.23%) SAP CRM
4 8 (1.10%) Tridion
5 6 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.69%) assyst
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.27%) Maximo
8 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.27%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.14%) Line 500
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.14%) Agresso
9 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.96%) Office 365
3 4 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.55%) SaaS
4 3 (0.41%) PaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.27%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.98%) Firewall
2 24 (3.29%) HTTP
3 22 (3.02%) SAN
4 16 (2.19%) DNS
5 13 (1.78%) LDAP
6 11 (1.51%) DHCP
6 11 (1.51%) FTP
6 11 (1.51%) Internet
7 8 (1.10%) Intranet
8 5 (0.69%) Extranet
8 5 (0.69%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.55%) SSL
9 4 (0.55%) SMTP
10 3 (0.41%) WAN
10 3 (0.41%) SSH
10 3 (0.41%) NAS
10 3 (0.41%) FCoE
11 2 (0.27%) VLAN
11 2 (0.27%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (44.58%) SQL Server
2 83 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.82%) Ingres
10 6 (0.82%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.82%) MySQL
11 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.55%) DB2
12 4 (0.55%) QlikView
13 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.41%) DTS
13 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 90 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.37%) SoapUI
3 10 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.82%) Fiddler
5 6 (0.82%) MorphX
5 6 (0.82%) Subversion
5 6 (0.82%) MSBuild
6 5 (0.69%) Rational Rose
7 4 (0.55%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.41%) Selenium
8 3 (0.41%) MSI
8 3 (0.41%) NUnit
8 3 (0.41%) MSTest
8 3 (0.41%) WiX
9 2 (0.27%) Moq
9 2 (0.27%) Mockito
9 2 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.27%) SilkPerformer
General
1 86 (11.80%) Finance
2 14 (1.92%) Banking
3 11 (1.51%) Retail
4 10 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.10%) Local Government
6 7 (0.96%) Back Office
7 5 (0.69%) Law
7 5 (0.69%) Publishing
8 4 (0.55%) Advertising
9 3 (0.41%) Marketing
9 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.27%) Military
10 2 (0.27%) Legal
10 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
11 1 (0.14%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 320 (43.90%) Developer
2 179 (24.55%) BizTalk Developer
3 137 (18.79%) Architect
4 90 (12.35%) Analyst
5 60 (8.23%) .NET Developer
6 48 (6.58%) Consultant
7 33 (4.53%) Administrator
8 32 (4.39%) Technical Architect
9 31 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (4.12%) BizTalk Architect
11 28 (3.84%) BizTalk Consultant
12 26 (3.57%) BizTalk Administrator
12 26 (3.57%) Applications Developer
13 23 (3.16%) Test Analyst
14 21 (2.88%) Applications Support
15 17 (2.33%) C# Developer
15 17 (2.33%) CRM Developer
15 17 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
16 16 (2.19%) Senior Developer
17 15 (2.06%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (45.27%) .NET
2 174 (23.87%) WCF
3 166 (22.77%) Web Services
4 156 (21.40%) XML
5 82 (11.25%) ASP.NET
5 82 (11.25%) .NET Framework
6 57 (7.82%) SOAP
7 41 (5.62%) Middleware
8 23 (3.16%) WinForms
9 21 (2.88%) CSS
9 21 (2.88%) WF
10 20 (2.74%) MSMQ
10 20 (2.74%) EDI
11 18 (2.47%) HTML
12 17 (2.33%) jQuery
12 17 (2.33%) Entity Framework
13 16 (2.19%) WPF
13 16 (2.19%) XSLT
14 15 (2.06%) REST
15 14 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 14 (1.92%) Clustering
4 10 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.10%) NHS
5 8 (1.10%) Replication
6 7 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 7 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.82%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.69%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.69%) TRADACOMS
9 4 (0.55%) iPad
9 4 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.55%) User Experience
9 4 (0.55%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.55%) PKI
10 3 (0.41%) GIS
10 3 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 161 (22.09%) Windows
2 46 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 45 (6.17%) Linux
3 45 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.74%) Windows 7
6 17 (2.33%) UNIX
7 14 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.51%) Android
9 8 (1.10%) Solaris
9 8 (1.10%) Windows 2000
10 7 (0.96%) Debian
10 7 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.41%) AIX
12 2 (0.27%) HPUX
12 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (22.63%) CRM
2 149 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (10.84%) ITIL
4 62 (8.50%) SOA
5 51 (7.00%) Migration
6 50 (6.86%) TDD
7 47 (6.45%) SDLC
8 42 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (5.35%) Scrum
10 33 (4.53%) MVC
10 33 (4.53%) Workflow
11 32 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (4.25%) OO
12 31 (4.25%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (3.43%) Unit Testing
14 25 (3.43%) Mentoring
14 25 (3.43%) TOGAF
15 24 (3.29%) Performance Monitoring
15 24 (3.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 247 (33.88%) C#
2 207 (28.40%) SQL
3 37 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 27 (3.70%) Java
4 27 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 25 (3.43%) T-SQL
6 24 (3.29%) VB.NET
7 21 (2.88%) VB
8 17 (2.33%) X++
9 12 (1.65%) XPath
9 12 (1.65%) XQuery
10 11 (1.51%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.10%) VB6
12 7 (0.96%) ActionScript 2.0
12 7 (0.96%) ActionScript
13 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.69%) Perl
14 5 (0.69%) PHP
15 3 (0.41%) VBScript
16 2 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 46 (6.31%) SC Cleared
3 33 (4.53%) Degree
4 11 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.27%) MCAD
7 2 (0.27%) MCSD
8 1 (0.14%) CCNP
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.78%) SLA
2 11 (1.51%) QA
3 5 (0.69%) HL7
4 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.61%) Xen
2 19 (2.61%) Hyper-V
3 16 (2.19%) ISA Server
4 14 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.37%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.55%) vSphere
7 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.27%) KVM
7 2 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.27%) SRDF
7 2 (0.27%) Samba
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 16 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.65%) SCOM
4 7 (0.96%) SCCM
5 6 (0.82%) Foglight
6 2 (0.27%) OpenView
6 2 (0.27%) MOM
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.14%) WMI
7 1 (0.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 320 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 97 (13.31%) Oracle
3 46 (6.31%) SAP
4 29 (3.98%) VMware
5 26 (3.57%) HP
6 25 (3.43%) Citrix
7 18 (2.47%) Symantec
8 17 (2.33%) Hitachi
8 17 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.33%) Business Objects
8 17 (2.33%) IBM
9 13 (1.78%) Remedy
10 12 (1.65%) EMC
11 10 (1.37%) Cisco
11 10 (1.37%) Cognos
12 9 (1.23%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.96%) NetApp
14 6 (0.82%) Lotus
14 6 (0.82%) New Relic
15 5 (0.69%) webMethods
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