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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 300 344 278
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -66
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 358 244 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.37% 2.63% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 164 223
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £283 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £406
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £26.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.16

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
10638 9285 9530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.30% 17.97% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6715 5630 5381
Average daily rate £383 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 386 468
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 +50 353 £450 +5.88% 96
London +26 110 £413 -8.33% 36
South East +47 106 £475 +13.43% 16
Berkshire +54 55 £500 +31.14% 6
Reading +55 45 £540 +54.28% 4
East of England -11 41 £444 +15.25% 5
West Midlands +7 33 £388 +10.71% 8
City of London +24 32 £400 -12.32% 21
South West -40 24 £545 +36.25% 4
Yorkshire -12 21 £325 +18.18% 15
Surrey +5 20 £500 +5.26% 3
Suffolk +25 17 £438 +2.94% 3
Bristol -9 17 £545 +40.64%
Birmingham +3 15 £375 +7.14% 2
West Yorkshire -17 14 £350 +27.27% 8
Buckinghamshire 0 13 £331 -
Milton Keynes -1 12 £313 -
North West -6 10 £320 -22.42% 4
Leeds -12 9 £375 +30.43% 6
Coventry - 9 £450 - 1
Ipswich +11 7 £550 +29.41% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 7 £550 +26.43% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £425 -
East Midlands +7 5 £325 +13.04% 2
Cambridge -4 5 £544 +6.35% 1
Hampshire -23 5 £375 +20.96% 2
Kent - 5 £394 -
Guildford - 5 £400 -
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £325 +13.04% 1
Merseyside 0 4 £300 -25.00%

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 363 (53.46%) .NET
2 312 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 281 (41.38%) SQL Server
4 265 (39.03%) C#
5 192 (28.28%) SQL
6 188 (27.69%) CRM
7 178 (26.22%) SharePoint
8 162 (23.86%) Dynamics CRM
9 158 (23.27%) Windows
10 133 (19.59%) ASP.NET
10 133 (19.59%) WCF
11 124 (18.26%) XML
12 122 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
13 109 (16.05%) Oracle
14 107 (15.76%) Web Services
15 102 (15.02%) Finance
16 85 (12.52%) SOA
17 81 (11.93%) MS Excel
18 78 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
19 76 (11.19%) IIS
20 68 (10.01%) Visual Studio
20 68 (10.01%) .NET Framework
21 66 (9.72%) WebSphere
21 66 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
21 66 (9.72%) SharePoint 2010
22 63 (9.28%) Clustering
22 63 (9.28%) Security Cleared
22 63 (9.28%) Middleware
23 58 (8.54%) Dynamics AX
24 56 (8.25%) Active Directory

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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
1 178 (26.22%) SharePoint
2 76 (11.19%) IIS
3 66 (9.72%) WebSphere
3 66 (9.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 47 (6.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 41 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (5.30%) Lync
7 20 (2.95%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (2.06%) CMS
8 14 (2.06%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.47%) MS Exchange
10 9 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
12 7 (1.03%) NetWeaver
12 7 (1.03%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 6 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.88%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.88%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.74%) JCAPS
Applications
1 81 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.91%) MS Office
3 10 (1.47%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.74%) MS Project
5 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 162 (23.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (8.54%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.44%) Staffware
6 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.29%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.29%) assyst
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) Agresso
8 1 (0.15%) Tridion
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
2 32 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.91%) MailChimp
4 12 (1.77%) SaaS
5 4 (0.59%) PaaS
5 4 (0.59%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.36%) SSL
2 14 (2.06%) SAN
3 9 (1.33%) NAS
4 8 (1.18%) FTP
4 8 (1.18%) LDAP
5 6 (0.88%) HTTP
5 6 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.59%) Intranet
6 4 (0.59%) Firewall
7 3 (0.44%) SMTP
7 3 (0.44%) Broadband
7 3 (0.44%) CTI
8 2 (0.29%) Internet
8 2 (0.29%) DNS
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
9 1 (0.15%) DHCP
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 78 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (4.71%) Oracle Database
6 28 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.91%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.91%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.03%) MySQL
11 7 (1.03%) RavenDB
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.74%) DB2
12 5 (0.74%) EDRMS
13 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.59%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 68 (10.01%) Visual Studio
2 49 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.62%) SpecFlow
4 10 (1.47%) MSBuild
4 10 (1.47%) Subversion
5 8 (1.18%) WiX
5 8 (1.18%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.18%) NUnit
6 7 (1.03%) Selenium
7 5 (0.74%) Rational Rose
7 5 (0.74%) Maven
7 5 (0.74%) JIRA
7 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.59%) MSI
9 3 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
General
1 102 (15.02%) Finance
2 46 (6.77%) Banking
3 10 (1.47%) Retail
4 9 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.33%) Advertising
4 9 (1.33%) Local Government
5 7 (1.03%) Marketing
6 6 (0.88%) Legal
7 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.44%) Electronics
8 3 (0.44%) Billing
8 3 (0.44%) French Language
9 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.29%) Front Office
9 2 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 280 (41.24%) Developer
2 139 (20.47%) Architect
3 105 (15.46%) BizTalk Developer
4 71 (10.46%) Consultant
5 61 (8.98%) .NET Developer
6 56 (8.25%) Analyst
7 51 (7.51%) Technical Architect
8 37 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
9 33 (4.86%) BizTalk Consultant
10 31 (4.57%) CRM Developer
11 28 (4.12%) C# Developer
12 25 (3.68%) Microsoft Developer
13 22 (3.24%) Administrator
14 21 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 21 (3.09%) SharePoint Developer
15 19 (2.80%) Senior Developer
15 19 (2.80%) Microsoft Consultant
15 19 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
16 18 (2.65%) Project Manager
16 18 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (53.46%) .NET
2 133 (19.59%) ASP.NET
2 133 (19.59%) WCF
3 124 (18.26%) XML
4 107 (15.76%) Web Services
5 68 (10.01%) .NET Framework
6 63 (9.28%) Middleware
7 50 (7.36%) HTML
8 34 (5.01%) CSS
9 31 (4.57%) SOAP
10 29 (4.27%) Application Packaging
11 24 (3.53%) XSLT
12 17 (2.50%) AppFabric
13 14 (2.06%) REST
13 14 (2.06%) WinForms
13 14 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
13 14 (2.06%) XSD
14 13 (1.91%) JMS
14 13 (1.91%) jQuery
14 13 (1.91%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.28%) Clustering
2 25 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.06%) NHS
5 13 (1.91%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.62%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.47%) SWIFT
7 10 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.33%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.18%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.03%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.88%) Open Source
11 6 (0.88%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
14 3 (0.44%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.44%) DTV
14 3 (0.44%) IVR
14 3 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 158 (23.27%) Windows
2 33 (4.86%) Linux
3 31 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (2.95%) UNIX
6 13 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.47%) Windows 2000
8 9 (1.33%) Windows NT
9 8 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.59%) Android
11 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.29%) zOS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.15%) Debian
14 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (27.69%) CRM
2 122 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (12.52%) SOA
4 52 (7.66%) MVC
4 52 (7.66%) TDD
5 48 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (6.04%) Scrum
7 40 (5.89%) Migration
8 38 (5.60%) Data Modelling
9 36 (5.30%) Waterfall
10 34 (5.01%) ITIL
11 33 (4.86%) OO
11 33 (4.86%) Enterprise Architecture
12 32 (4.71%) Unit Testing
12 32 (4.71%) UML
13 29 (4.27%) Workflow
14 28 (4.12%) Technical Architecture
14 28 (4.12%) Release Management
15 24 (3.53%) Project Management
16 23 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 265 (39.03%) C#
2 192 (28.28%) SQL
3 50 (7.36%) PowerShell
4 49 (7.22%) JavaScript
5 45 (6.63%) Java
6 28 (4.12%) VB.NET
7 24 (3.53%) VBScript
8 22 (3.24%) VB
8 22 (3.24%) T-SQL
9 15 (2.21%) VBA
10 11 (1.62%) C
10 11 (1.62%) Ruby
11 10 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.18%) Python
13 6 (0.88%) VB6
14 5 (0.74%) C++
15 4 (0.59%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.29%) X++
16 2 (0.29%) XAML
16 2 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.36%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.01%) Degree
4 26 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.06%) MCSE
6 8 (1.18%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 4 (0.59%) MCTS
7 4 (0.59%) MCT
8 3 (0.44%) ISEB
8 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.29%) MCITP
10 1 (0.15%) MCSD
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.21%) SLA
1 15 (2.21%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.44%) HL7
System Software
1 56 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.74%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.77%) Terminal Services
5 11 (1.62%) ISA Server
5 11 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.44%) vSphere
7 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.29%) XenApp
9 1 (0.15%) SAP ITS
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) Corosync
9 1 (0.15%) Postfix
9 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (1.62%) BladeLogic
2 10 (1.47%) SCOM
2 10 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 7 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.88%) WMI
5 5 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.74%) Puppet
6 4 (0.59%) SCCM
7 3 (0.44%) Control-M
8 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 312 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 109 (16.05%) Oracle
3 28 (4.12%) TIBCO
3 28 (4.12%) SAP
4 24 (3.53%) IBM
5 22 (3.24%) Siebel
5 22 (3.24%) VMware
6 18 (2.65%) webMethods
7 15 (2.21%) Citrix
8 13 (1.91%) Cognos
9 9 (1.33%) Intel
10 8 (1.18%) Lagan
10 8 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.03%) EMC
12 6 (0.88%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.88%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.74%) Talend
14 4 (0.59%) Open Text
14 4 (0.59%) Adobe
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