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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 398 328 318
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -10
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 261 370 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.66% 3.70% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 269 213
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -

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
9817 9995 9304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.14% 17.55% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6489 6276 5478
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 312 385
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £41.85 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

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 24 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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 -92 253 £425 +6.25% 44
South East -10 71 £400 -3.03% 10
London -47 61 £450 +5.88% 19
Surrey +22 32 £460 +4.54% 2
Yorkshire +14 29 £218 -27.50% 4
East of England -18 28 £325 -7.14% 5
North Yorkshire +21 24 - - 2
York +19 24 - -
Berkshire +10 16 £400 -11.11% 3
South West -21 16 £450 +16.12% 2
North West -6 15 £425 +6.25% 2
Manchester +1 14 £425 +12.58% 1
West Midlands -47 14 £450 +20.00% 1
Midlands +7 13 £475 -13.63%
Essex +19 12 £288 -47.72%
Reading +8 10 £400 +3.22% 2
Hampshire -15 10 £400 - 3
City of London +32 9 £378 -11.17% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 9 £350 -
Oxfordshire +10 8 £281 -37.50% 1
Oxford +1 8 £281 -37.50%
Somerset 0 8 £425 +13.33%
Weybridge -5 8 £494 +18.97%
Wiltshire -1 7 £500 +11.11%
Swindon +4 6 £500 +17.64%
Bath -14 6 £425 +13.33%
Cambridge +3 5 £375 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £550 +37.50%
Birmingham -11 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Scotland - 5 £475 - 1

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 226 (47.78%) Microsoft
2 219 (46.30%) .NET
3 183 (38.69%) CRM
4 177 (37.42%) SQL Server
4 177 (37.42%) C#
5 164 (34.67%) SharePoint
6 159 (33.62%) SQL
7 147 (31.08%) Dynamics CRM
8 106 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (21.56%) Windows
10 95 (20.08%) MS Excel
11 91 (19.24%) Web Services
12 82 (17.34%) Oracle
13 75 (15.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 74 (15.64%) Finance
15 65 (13.74%) WCF
16 64 (13.53%) XML
16 64 (13.53%) Visual Studio
17 61 (12.90%) SOA
18 57 (12.05%) SAP
19 56 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
20 54 (11.42%) Salesforce.com
21 53 (11.21%) Active Directory
22 50 (10.57%) T-SQL
23 48 (10.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 48 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (9.94%) Skype for Business
25 46 (9.73%) Case Management
25 46 (9.73%) SOAP
25 46 (9.73%) Business Intelligence

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
1 164 (34.67%) SharePoint
2 47 (9.94%) Skype for Business
3 40 (8.46%) IIS
4 24 (5.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 19 (4.02%) MS Exchange
6 17 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (3.38%) WebSphere
8 13 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.27%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.85%) CMS
12 4 (0.85%) iPlanet
13 3 (0.63%) Apache
13 3 (0.63%) Documentum
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 95 (20.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.27%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.85%) MS Office
3 4 (0.85%) MS Project
3 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 147 (31.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.69%) SimCorp Dimension
4 7 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.48%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.85%) BusinessWare
5 4 (0.85%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.63%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.42%) Exstream
8 1 (0.21%) Infor LN
8 1 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.21%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 56 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (8.46%) Office 365
3 33 (6.98%) Yammer
4 17 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.48%) PaaS
5 7 (1.48%) SaaS
6 4 (0.85%) Boomi
6 4 (0.85%) IaaS
7 3 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.42%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.07%) Firewall
2 20 (4.23%) DNS
3 12 (2.54%) SAN
4 6 (1.27%) FTP
5 5 (1.06%) Internet
6 4 (0.85%) DHCP
7 3 (0.63%) HTTP
7 3 (0.63%) Network Security
7 3 (0.63%) SMTP
7 3 (0.63%) VoIP
7 3 (0.63%) VPN
8 2 (0.42%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.42%) PBX
8 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.42%) VLAN
9 1 (0.21%) Extranet
9 1 (0.21%) Intranet
9 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (37.42%) SQL Server
2 48 (10.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.27%) DB2
11 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.06%) QlikView
13 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.85%) DB2 UDB
13 4 (0.85%) MS Access
13 4 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 75 (15.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (13.53%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.33%) MSTest
4 10 (2.11%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.69%) MSBuild
6 6 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.63%) Subversion
10 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.42%) JIRA
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.42%) Selenium
10 2 (0.42%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.21%) Moq
11 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 74 (15.64%) Finance
2 42 (8.88%) Retail
3 15 (3.17%) Banking
4 10 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.90%) Marketing
6 7 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.27%) Local Government
7 6 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.06%) Advertising
9 4 (0.85%) Electronics
9 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Back Office
10 3 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 215 (45.45%) Developer
2 89 (18.82%) BizTalk Developer
3 85 (17.97%) Architect
4 52 (10.99%) .NET Developer
5 44 (9.30%) Consultant
6 39 (8.25%) CRM Developer
7 33 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (6.77%) Analyst
9 28 (5.92%) Microsoft Developer
10 25 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 24 (5.07%) C# Developer
12 20 (4.23%) Microsoft Consultant
13 18 (3.81%) CRM Consultant
14 17 (3.59%) CRM Architect
14 17 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM Architect
14 17 (3.59%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
15 15 (3.17%) CRM Solutions Architect
15 15 (3.17%) Project Manager
16 14 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
16 14 (2.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (46.30%) .NET
2 91 (19.24%) Web Services
3 65 (13.74%) WCF
4 64 (13.53%) XML
5 46 (9.73%) SOAP
6 45 (9.51%) ASP.NET
7 43 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 32 (6.77%) Middleware
9 28 (5.92%) COM
9 28 (5.92%) jQuery
9 28 (5.92%) REST
10 27 (5.71%) HTML
11 24 (5.07%) CSS
12 17 (3.59%) LINQ
13 16 (3.38%) EDI
13 16 (3.38%) JSON
13 16 (3.38%) XSLT
14 11 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (2.33%) MSMQ
14 11 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.07%) Social Network
3 23 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.33%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.11%) Clustering
6 10 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.48%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.48%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.27%) Statistics
10 4 (0.85%) AS400
10 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.85%) FMCG
10 4 (0.85%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.85%) NHS
10 4 (0.85%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.63%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 102 (21.56%) Windows
2 26 (5.50%) Windows Server
3 19 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.96%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.11%) Linux
8 5 (1.06%) Unix
9 4 (0.85%) AIX
9 4 (0.85%) Android
9 4 (0.85%) Solaris
9 4 (0.85%) zOS
10 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (38.69%) CRM
2 106 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (12.90%) SOA
4 46 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (9.73%) Case Management
5 45 (9.51%) MVC
6 41 (8.67%) ERP
7 39 (8.25%) TOGAF
8 36 (7.61%) SDLC
9 35 (7.40%) Data Management
9 35 (7.40%) Enterprise Architecture
10 34 (7.19%) Document Management
11 33 (6.98%) Business Analysis
11 33 (6.98%) Workflow
12 32 (6.77%) Integration Testing
12 32 (6.77%) Project Management
13 26 (5.50%) Data Modelling
13 26 (5.50%) Waterfall
14 24 (5.07%) ITIL
15 23 (4.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 177 (37.42%) C#
2 159 (33.62%) SQL
3 50 (10.57%) T-SQL
4 44 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 23 (4.86%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.17%) Java
7 12 (2.54%) PHP
8 11 (2.33%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.90%) Apex Code
9 9 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.27%) C++
11 5 (1.06%) C
11 5 (1.06%) VB
12 4 (0.85%) COBOL
12 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.63%) Perl
14 2 (0.42%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.42%) Delphi
14 2 (0.42%) Python
14 2 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (7.40%) Degree
2 24 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.48%) MCSE
7 5 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.06%) CISM
7 5 (1.06%) CISSP
7 5 (1.06%) ISEB
8 4 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (0.85%) CCSP
8 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.85%) MCITP
8 4 (0.85%) MCTS
8 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.85%) PMP
9 3 (0.63%) MAPM
10 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.75%) QA
2 8 (1.69%) SLA
3 6 (1.27%) HL7
4 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 53 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.75%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.27%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.85%) ClearTrust
7 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (2.96%) Puppet
2 6 (1.27%) SCOM
3 5 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 226 (47.78%) Microsoft
2 82 (17.34%) Oracle
3 57 (12.05%) SAP
4 54 (11.42%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (7.61%) Infor
6 24 (5.07%) VMware
7 17 (3.59%) IBM
8 14 (2.96%) Pega
9 9 (1.90%) Citrix
10 8 (1.69%) Dell
10 8 (1.69%) NetApp
10 8 (1.69%) SimCorp
11 7 (1.48%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.27%) Capita
12 6 (1.27%) MuleSoft
13 5 (1.06%) AppDynamics
13 5 (1.06%) CA
13 5 (1.06%) Cisco
13 5 (1.06%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.85%) Talend
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