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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 315 333 350
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 368 322 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.27% 3.14% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 193 174
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 - -

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
11261 10259 9078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 18.43% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7199 6067 5273
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +8 361 £413 +3.12% 49
London -37 88 £438 +9.37% 16
South East -25 83 £450 +1.69% 5
East of England +34 59 £413 -2.94% 3
West Midlands +31 57 £352 +0.60% 12
South West +18 32 £400 +14.28% 3
Coventry +26 30 £300 -22.58% 2
Suffolk +25 27 £413 +13.79% 2
North West -12 26 £456 +40.38% 4
Hampshire +12 25 £450 -18.18%
Buckinghamshire -12 23 £400 +14.12% 1
Cheshire - 21 £469 -
Milton Keynes -2 19 £400 +12.20% 1
Somerset +17 18 £375 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire -3 18 £450 +5.88%
Warrington - 18 £475 -
City of London -23 17 £425 +6.25% 4
Bury St Edmunds - 16 £413 -
Bath +5 15 £375 +25.00%
Cambridge +6 14 £465 +6.28%
Surrey -8 13 £450 -10.00%
Berkshire -11 12 £450 +3.44% 2
Yorkshire -48 11 £300 -20.00% 2
West Sussex -12 9 £406 -18.75%
Norfolk - 9 £275 -
Birmingham -2 8 £400 +14.28% 5
Reading -13 8 £463 +19.35% 2
East Midlands -6 7 £425 +30.76% 2
Oxfordshire -21 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Winchester - 7 £450 -

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 325 (42.32%) Microsoft
2 308 (40.10%) SQL Server
3 300 (39.06%) .NET
4 269 (35.03%) SQL
5 260 (33.85%) C#
6 187 (24.35%) WCF
7 179 (23.31%) XML
8 167 (21.74%) Web Services
9 161 (20.96%) SharePoint
10 158 (20.57%) CRM
11 147 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
12 145 (18.88%) Windows
13 130 (16.93%) Dynamics CRM
14 104 (13.54%) Oracle
15 93 (12.11%) IIS
16 88 (11.46%) Finance
17 83 (10.81%) MS Excel
17 83 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
18 78 (10.16%) SOA
19 76 (9.90%) ITIL
20 73 (9.51%) SOAP
21 66 (8.59%) TDD
22 65 (8.46%) .NET Framework
23 63 (8.20%) ASP.NET
24 61 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 61 (7.94%) Migration
25 60 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 60 (7.81%) Security Cleared
26 51 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
26 51 (6.64%) Analytical Skills

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 161 (20.96%) SharePoint
2 93 (12.11%) IIS
3 35 (4.56%) JBoss
4 14 (1.82%) Apache
5 12 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.56%) MQSeries
6 11 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.91%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.78%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.78%) Lync
11 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.52%) iPlanet
12 3 (0.39%) CMS
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 83 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.39%) MS Project
3 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 130 (16.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.17%) SAP CRM
3 9 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.91%) Tridion
5 5 (0.65%) Agresso
5 5 (0.65%) assyst
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.26%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.26%) BusinessWare
7 2 (0.26%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.04%) Boomi
3 7 (0.91%) Office 365
3 7 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.91%) SaaS
4 4 (0.52%) PaaS
4 4 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.17%) Firewall
2 22 (2.86%) SAN
3 18 (2.34%) DNS
4 16 (2.08%) HTTP
5 13 (1.69%) LDAP
6 11 (1.43%) Internet
7 10 (1.30%) DHCP
7 10 (1.30%) FTP
8 7 (0.91%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.78%) Intranet
10 5 (0.65%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.65%) SSL
10 5 (0.65%) Extranet
11 4 (0.52%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.52%) SMTP
12 3 (0.39%) WAN
12 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.39%) NAS
12 3 (0.39%) FCoE
13 2 (0.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (40.10%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 60 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.34%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.56%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.30%) MySQL
12 6 (0.78%) Ingres
12 6 (0.78%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.65%) QlikView
14 4 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 83 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.69%) Fiddler
4 12 (1.56%) SoapUI
5 7 (0.91%) MSBuild
6 6 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (0.78%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.65%) Subversion
7 5 (0.65%) WiX
8 4 (0.52%) Selenium
8 4 (0.52%) NUnit
8 4 (0.52%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.39%) MSI
9 3 (0.39%) MSTest
10 2 (0.26%) Moq
10 2 (0.26%) XMLSpy
10 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.26%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (0.26%) MorphX
General
1 88 (11.46%) Finance
2 18 (2.34%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.21%) Banking
4 14 (1.82%) Retail
5 7 (0.91%) Publishing
5 7 (0.91%) Back Office
6 6 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.78%) Local Government
7 5 (0.65%) Marketing
8 4 (0.52%) Advertising
8 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Law
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 348 (45.31%) Developer
2 220 (28.65%) BizTalk Developer
3 116 (15.10%) Architect
4 108 (14.06%) Analyst
5 53 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 50 (6.51%) Consultant
7 36 (4.69%) Test Analyst
8 35 (4.56%) Administrator
9 33 (4.30%) BizTalk Consultant
10 30 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.65%) BizTalk Administrator
12 27 (3.52%) Technical Architect
13 26 (3.39%) Applications Support
14 20 (2.60%) BizTalk Architect
15 19 (2.47%) Integration Analyst
16 17 (2.21%) Operations Engineer
16 17 (2.21%) CRM Developer
16 17 (2.21%) Support Analyst
16 17 (2.21%) Business Analyst
17 16 (2.08%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (39.06%) .NET
2 187 (24.35%) WCF
3 179 (23.31%) XML
4 167 (21.74%) Web Services
5 73 (9.51%) SOAP
6 65 (8.46%) .NET Framework
7 63 (8.20%) ASP.NET
8 41 (5.34%) Middleware
9 39 (5.08%) EDI
10 28 (3.65%) XML Messaging
11 27 (3.52%) MSMQ
12 22 (2.86%) XSLT
13 20 (2.60%) XSD
13 20 (2.60%) CSS
14 19 (2.47%) RESTful
15 18 (2.34%) WinForms
16 17 (2.21%) HTML
17 13 (1.69%) EDIFACT
17 13 (1.69%) WPF
17 13 (1.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.21%) Data Centre
2 17 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (1.82%) Clustering
4 10 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 9 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.91%) Replication
6 7 (0.91%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.65%) PKI
8 5 (0.65%) TRADACOMS
8 5 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.52%) iPad
9 4 (0.52%) GIS
9 4 (0.52%) NHS
10 3 (0.39%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.39%) FMCG
10 3 (0.39%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 145 (18.88%) Windows
2 51 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (6.12%) Linux
5 36 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.73%) Windows 7
7 17 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.21%) UNIX
8 12 (1.56%) Windows 2000
9 10 (1.30%) Solaris
9 10 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (1.17%) Android
11 6 (0.78%) Debian
12 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.65%) AIX
13 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.26%) HPUX
14 2 (0.26%) zOS
14 2 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (20.57%) CRM
2 147 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (10.16%) SOA
4 76 (9.90%) ITIL
5 66 (8.59%) TDD
6 61 (7.94%) Migration
7 50 (6.51%) Scrum
8 46 (5.99%) Test Scripting
9 43 (5.60%) Integration Testing
9 43 (5.60%) SDLC
10 38 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (4.17%) Unit Testing
12 32 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
13 30 (3.91%) Waterfall
13 30 (3.91%) MVC
14 29 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (3.65%) TOGAF
16 27 (3.52%) Project Management
16 27 (3.52%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 269 (35.03%) SQL
2 260 (33.85%) C#
3 38 (4.95%) JavaScript
4 33 (4.30%) T-SQL
5 31 (4.04%) PowerShell
6 22 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 22 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 20 (2.60%) VB
8 16 (2.08%) Java
9 10 (1.30%) VBScript
10 7 (0.91%) ActionScript
10 7 (0.91%) PHP
10 7 (0.91%) ActionScript 2.0
11 6 (0.78%) X++
11 6 (0.78%) Groovy
12 5 (0.65%) XAML
12 5 (0.65%) C
13 3 (0.39%) Perl
13 3 (0.39%) Python
13 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 48 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.69%) Degree
4 22 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.47%) ISEB
6 18 (2.34%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.26%) CISM
9 2 (0.26%) MCTS
9 2 (0.26%) MCITP
9 2 (0.26%) CISSP
9 2 (0.26%) CCSP
9 2 (0.26%) MCP
9 2 (0.26%) MCAD
9 2 (0.26%) MCSD
10 1 (0.13%) MCSE
10 1 (0.13%) CCNP
10 1 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.82%) SLA
2 7 (0.91%) QA
3 4 (0.52%) HL7
4 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 48 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.47%) Xen
3 15 (1.95%) ISA Server
4 12 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (1.17%) Terminal Server
7 5 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.26%) Samba
8 2 (0.26%) ClearTrust
8 2 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.26%) SRDF
8 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.26%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (2.21%) Backup Exec
3 14 (1.82%) SCOM
4 9 (1.17%) Foglight
5 4 (0.52%) SCCM
6 3 (0.39%) Puppet
7 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.26%) OpenView
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 325 (42.32%) Microsoft
2 104 (13.54%) Oracle
3 39 (5.08%) SAP
4 27 (3.52%) Red Hat
5 26 (3.39%) Citrix
6 24 (3.13%) HP
6 24 (3.13%) VMware
7 17 (2.21%) Symantec
7 17 (2.21%) Hitachi
8 15 (1.95%) Remedy
9 13 (1.69%) Cisco
10 12 (1.56%) IBM
11 11 (1.43%) EMC
12 10 (1.30%) Cognos
12 10 (1.30%) NetApp
12 10 (1.30%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.17%) New Relic
13 9 (1.17%) MuleSoft
14 8 (1.04%) webMethods
14 8 (1.04%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwickshire
Sanderson
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £700 - £1200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £430 - £450 per day + Laptop & Phone
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago