The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 408 377 321
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -56
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 222 292 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 3.16% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 192 240
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8869 9249 9947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 16.75% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5678 5860 6328
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 260 356
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -10.25%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -37 213 £450 - 43
London -26 72 £475 +2.15% 24
South East +33 53 £468 +1.08% 8
West Midlands -26 25 £550 +32.53% 2
East of England +4 20 £360 -25.77%
Berkshire +17 18 £460 +2.22% 2
North West +12 18 £550 +29.41% 1
Birmingham -3 16 £600 +20.00% 1
South West -5 16 £425 -5.55% 4
City of London +2 15 £488 +2.63% 5
Reading +2 14 £450 - 1
Surrey +16 12 £425 -9.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 10 - -
Norfolk - 10 £368 -
Manchester -5 9 £381 -10.29%
Hampshire +17 8 £431 -13.75% 3
North East - 8 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £325 -
Milton Keynes +22 7 - -
Bristol +12 7 £393 -28.63% 4
Scotland - 7 £400 - 1
Warrington - 6 £625 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £325 -
Edinburgh - 6 £400 -
Cheshire - 6 £625 -
Essex - 6 £325 -
Gatwick +8 4 £500 -
West Sussex +6 4 £500 +21.21% 1
Oxfordshire +3 3 £675 +38.46%
Oxford -5 3 £675 +42.10%

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 281 (52.33%) Microsoft
2 242 (45.07%) C#
3 231 (43.02%) SQL Server
4 225 (41.90%) .NET
5 199 (37.06%) CRM
6 195 (36.31%) SQL
7 182 (33.89%) SharePoint
8 167 (31.10%) Dynamics CRM
9 142 (26.44%) Windows
10 135 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
11 119 (22.16%) MS Excel
12 111 (20.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 108 (20.11%) Finance
14 105 (19.55%) XML
15 98 (18.25%) Web Services
15 98 (18.25%) Oracle
16 88 (16.39%) Visual Studio
17 83 (15.46%) Team Foundation Server
18 77 (14.34%) IIS
19 70 (13.04%) SOA
20 65 (12.10%) WCF
21 64 (11.92%) JavaScript
22 63 (11.73%) Dynamics AX
23 62 (11.55%) SAP
24 61 (11.36%) T-SQL
25 59 (10.99%) ASP.NET
26 58 (10.80%) Active Directory
27 57 (10.61%) SOAP
28 56 (10.43%) Java
28 56 (10.43%) SDLC

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 182 (33.89%) SharePoint
2 77 (14.34%) IIS
3 54 (10.06%) Skype for Business
4 25 (4.66%) WebSphere
5 16 (2.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (2.79%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (2.23%) CMS
9 11 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.68%) Apache
10 9 (1.68%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.49%) MS Exchange
12 6 (1.12%) OpenROAD
13 5 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.74%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.74%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.56%) Commerce Server
15 3 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 119 (22.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.86%) InfoPath
3 9 (1.68%) MS Office
4 5 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.93%) MS Project
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 167 (31.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (11.73%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.68%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.74%) Staffware
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.37%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.37%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.37%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.37%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.37%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.37%) Unica
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 111 (20.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (8.75%) Office 365
3 42 (7.82%) Yammer
4 15 (2.79%) PaaS
5 12 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (2.23%) SaaS
6 9 (1.68%) IaaS
7 8 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.37%) GitHub
9 2 (0.37%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.47%) DNS
2 13 (2.42%) Firewall
3 12 (2.23%) SAN
4 9 (1.68%) HTTP
5 6 (1.12%) ATM
5 6 (1.12%) HTTPS
5 6 (1.12%) LDAP
5 6 (1.12%) X.509
6 5 (0.93%) SMTP
7 4 (0.74%) DHCP
7 4 (0.74%) Internet
8 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.19%) Extranet
9 1 (0.19%) FTP
9 1 (0.19%) Skype
9 1 (0.19%) SSL
9 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (43.02%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (3.54%) Hadoop
7 15 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.30%) DB2
10 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.12%) Big Data
11 6 (1.12%) Ingres
11 6 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.93%) Power BI
13 4 (0.74%) MS Access
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 88 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 83 (15.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.86%) Eclipse
3 10 (1.86%) MSBuild
4 7 (1.30%) MSTest
5 6 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.56%) Subversion
7 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.37%) JUnit
8 2 (0.37%) Selenium
8 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.37%) Toad
8 2 (0.37%) Xcode
9 1 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 108 (20.11%) Finance
2 52 (9.68%) Retail
3 28 (5.21%) Banking
4 22 (4.10%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.79%) Advertising
6 11 (2.05%) Local Government
7 8 (1.49%) Marketing
8 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.93%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.56%) Law
10 3 (0.56%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 202 (37.62%) Developer
2 119 (22.16%) Architect
3 94 (17.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 55 (10.24%) Consultant
5 54 (10.06%) Analyst
6 49 (9.12%) .NET Developer
6 49 (9.12%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (5.59%) CRM Developer
8 26 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 24 (4.47%) Microsoft Consultant
10 23 (4.28%) CRM Consultant
11 22 (4.10%) Dynamics AX Architect
12 21 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 21 (3.91%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.72%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
14 19 (3.54%) Administrator
15 18 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 18 (3.35%) Microsoft Developer
16 16 (2.98%) BizTalk Consultant
16 16 (2.98%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (41.90%) .NET
2 105 (19.55%) XML
3 98 (18.25%) Web Services
4 65 (12.10%) WCF
5 59 (10.99%) ASP.NET
6 57 (10.61%) SOAP
7 45 (8.38%) HTML
7 45 (8.38%) Middleware
8 39 (7.26%) COM
9 38 (7.08%) .NET Framework
10 34 (6.33%) jQuery
11 32 (5.96%) JSON
12 31 (5.77%) CSS
13 25 (4.66%) REST
14 24 (4.47%) XSLT
15 16 (2.98%) WPF
16 15 (2.79%) Ajax
16 15 (2.79%) LINQ
17 14 (2.61%) Entity Framework
18 13 (2.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.31%) Enterprise Software
2 43 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.47%) Social Network
4 20 (3.72%) Public Cloud
5 14 (2.61%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.42%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.86%) Clustering
7 10 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.12%) Biometrics
9 6 (1.12%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.12%) Smartcard
10 5 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.93%) Replication
10 5 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.74%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.74%) Life Science
12 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.56%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 142 (26.44%) Windows
2 46 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 22 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.98%) Linux
6 12 (2.23%) Unix
7 11 (2.05%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.05%) zOS
8 6 (1.12%) Solaris
9 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.56%) Android
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.19%) MVS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (37.06%) CRM
2 135 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (13.04%) SOA
4 56 (10.43%) SDLC
5 53 (9.87%) MVC
6 52 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (8.38%) Data Management
8 44 (8.19%) Document Management
9 42 (7.82%) Case Management
9 42 (7.82%) Integration Testing
10 41 (7.64%) TOGAF
11 38 (7.08%) Waterfall
12 37 (6.89%) TDD
13 36 (6.70%) ITIL
14 35 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
15 31 (5.77%) Business Analysis
15 31 (5.77%) ERP
16 29 (5.40%) Data Protection
17 27 (5.03%) Business Development
17 27 (5.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 242 (45.07%) C#
2 195 (36.31%) SQL
3 64 (11.92%) JavaScript
4 61 (11.36%) T-SQL
5 56 (10.43%) Java
6 29 (5.40%) PowerShell
7 24 (4.47%) VB
8 22 (4.10%) C
9 21 (3.91%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.86%) C++
11 7 (1.30%) PHP
12 6 (1.12%) Python
13 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.56%) COBOL
14 3 (0.56%) Scala
14 3 (0.56%) X++
15 2 (0.37%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.37%) Delphi
15 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.77%) Degree
3 24 (4.47%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.93%) MCSE
7 4 (0.74%) CISA
7 4 (0.74%) CISM
7 4 (0.74%) CISSP
7 4 (0.74%) ISEB
8 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.56%) MAPM
8 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.56%) PMP
9 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.37%) OCP
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.19%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.05%) QA
2 8 (1.49%) SLA
3 7 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.30%) HL7
4 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) SEPA
5 2 (0.37%) TARGET2
System Software
1 58 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.05%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.68%) SCCM
2 8 (1.49%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) SCOM
4 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.19%) Control-M
6 1 (0.19%) OpenView
Vendors
1 281 (52.33%) Microsoft
2 98 (18.25%) Oracle
3 62 (11.55%) SAP
4 53 (9.87%) Salesforce.com
5 43 (8.01%) Infor
6 27 (5.03%) VMware
7 13 (2.42%) Pega
8 11 (2.05%) Epicor
8 11 (2.05%) IBM
8 11 (2.05%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.86%) Avaya
10 9 (1.68%) AppDynamics
10 9 (1.68%) Sitecore
11 8 (1.49%) MuleSoft
12 7 (1.30%) Citrix
13 6 (1.12%) ForgeRock
13 6 (1.12%) Talend
14 5 (0.93%) TIBCO
15 4 (0.74%) ILOG
15 4 (0.74%) JD Edwards
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