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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 422 340 382
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +42
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 202 274 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.19% 2.98% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 172 126
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
9231 9186 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.96% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5999 5690 5246
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 317 310
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.88 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -47 192 £450 +12.35% 83
London -22 46 £470 +17.50% 26
South East -16 43 £444 +0.28% 34
West Midlands -17 34 £444 +1.42% 4
South West +2 28 £450 +26.76% 6
East of England -10 17 £450 +17.26% 4
North West -13 15 £385 -3.75% 3
Wiltshire +6 14 £475 +16.20% 6
Birmingham 0 14 £450 +9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 13 £400 +8.10%
Manchester -3 13 £385 +10.00% 3
Coventry -2 12 £413 -2.94% 3
Trowbridge - 12 £475 -
Berkshire +3 11 £450 +5.88% 23
Somerset 0 11 £400 +21.21%
Yorkshire -12 8 £500 +42.85% 3
Bath +5 7 £400 -12.08%
Milton Keynes +2 7 £406 +28.96%
Reading -6 7 £450 +4.65% 9
West Yorkshire -7 7 £525 +45.83% 1
Suffolk +3 6 £450 +20.00% 1
Surrey -6 6 £450 -5.26% 2
Sale - 6 £385 -
City of London +32 5 £495 +23.75% 3
West Sussex +4 5 £500 +5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £600 +11.62% 1
Oxfordshire -1 5 £475 -
Leeds -9 5 £525 +45.83%
Essex -3 3 £350 - 1
Crawley -4 3 - -

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 209 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 207 (40.27%) .NET
3 177 (34.44%) SQL Server
4 171 (33.27%) C#
5 158 (30.74%) SQL
6 117 (22.76%) SharePoint
7 108 (21.01%) WCF
8 105 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (19.46%) CRM
10 88 (17.12%) Web Services
11 86 (16.73%) XML
12 82 (15.95%) Dynamics CRM
13 76 (14.79%) SOAP
14 73 (14.20%) SOA
15 67 (13.04%) MS Excel
16 65 (12.65%) Team Foundation Server
17 62 (12.06%) Finance
18 61 (11.87%) JavaScript
19 60 (11.67%) Windows
20 59 (11.48%) Oracle
21 52 (10.12%) TDD
21 52 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
22 46 (8.95%) SharePoint 2010
23 45 (8.75%) IIS
24 44 (8.56%) MSMQ
25 42 (8.17%) ERP
25 42 (8.17%) ASP.NET
26 40 (7.78%) Project Management
27 39 (7.59%) Scrum
28 38 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 117 (22.76%) SharePoint
2 46 (8.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 45 (8.75%) IIS
4 30 (5.84%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 15 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.14%) MQSeries
8 9 (1.75%) iPlanet
8 9 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.56%) JBoss
10 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.97%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.39%) Apache
11 2 (0.39%) FileNet
11 2 (0.39%) Mule
11 2 (0.39%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.19%) CMS
12 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 67 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Project
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 82 (15.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (3.89%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.75%) BusinessWare
3 9 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.75%) SAP R/3
4 8 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.72%) SaaS
3 8 (1.56%) IaaS
3 8 (1.56%) PaaS
4 5 (0.97%) Office 365
4 5 (0.97%) Yammer
5 2 (0.39%) Boomi
5 2 (0.39%) iPaaS
5 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.86%) Firewall
2 11 (2.14%) SAN
3 9 (1.75%) HTTP
4 7 (1.36%) Internet
5 6 (1.17%) Extranet
5 6 (1.17%) SMTP
5 6 (1.17%) SSL
6 5 (0.97%) DNS
7 4 (0.78%) FTP
7 4 (0.78%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.58%) DHCP
9 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.19%) AMQP
10 1 (0.19%) ATM
10 1 (0.19%) LDAP
10 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.19%) VPN
10 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.19%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.95%) DB2
6 10 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.75%) DB2 UDB
7 9 (1.75%) DTS
8 8 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.17%) Ingres
10 6 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 65 (12.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.95%) MorphX
4 3 (0.58%) JIRA
4 3 (0.58%) MSBuild
4 3 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.58%) WiX
5 2 (0.39%) MSTest
5 2 (0.39%) Selenium
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) NUnit
6 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 62 (12.06%) Finance
2 15 (2.92%) Banking
3 13 (2.53%) Back Office
3 13 (2.53%) Retail
4 8 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.97%) Billing
6 5 (0.97%) Local Government
7 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 232 (45.14%) Developer
2 166 (32.30%) BizTalk Developer
3 75 (14.59%) Architect
4 59 (11.48%) Consultant
5 56 (10.89%) .NET Developer
6 47 (9.14%) Analyst
7 39 (7.59%) Project Manager
8 35 (6.81%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (5.25%) C# Developer
10 24 (4.67%) Microsoft Developer
11 23 (4.47%) Programmer
12 22 (4.28%) BizTalk Programmer
13 21 (4.09%) BizTalk Consultant
14 19 (3.70%) Integration Developer
15 18 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
16 17 (3.31%) BizTalk Integration Developer
16 17 (3.31%) Integration Analyst
17 16 (3.11%) SQL Developer
18 15 (2.92%) BizTalk Architect
18 15 (2.92%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (40.27%) .NET
2 108 (21.01%) WCF
3 88 (17.12%) Web Services
4 86 (16.73%) XML
5 76 (14.79%) SOAP
6 44 (8.56%) MSMQ
7 42 (8.17%) ASP.NET
8 32 (6.23%) .NET Framework
9 31 (6.03%) RESTful
10 28 (5.45%) Middleware
11 25 (4.86%) REST
12 23 (4.47%) HTML
13 20 (3.89%) jQuery
14 16 (3.11%) CSS
15 15 (2.92%) XSLT
16 12 (2.33%) EDI
16 12 (2.33%) HTML5
17 10 (1.95%) ActiveMQ
17 10 (1.95%) XML Messaging
17 10 (1.95%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.14%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.95%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.75%) AS400
8 8 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.56%) FMCG
8 8 (1.56%) NHS
8 8 (1.56%) Statistics
8 8 (1.56%) User Experience
9 7 (1.36%) Replication
10 5 (0.97%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.78%) Social Media
12 3 (0.58%) Clustering
12 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.58%) SCADA
12 3 (0.58%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.67%) Windows
2 20 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.53%) Linux
5 13 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.14%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.75%) AIX
7 9 (1.75%) Solaris
7 9 (1.75%) zOS
8 8 (1.56%) Unix
9 4 (0.78%) Android
9 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (19.46%) CRM
3 73 (14.20%) SOA
4 52 (10.12%) TDD
5 42 (8.17%) ERP
6 40 (7.78%) Project Management
7 39 (7.59%) Scrum
8 36 (7.00%) SDLC
9 32 (6.23%) Migration
10 30 (5.84%) Integration Testing
11 29 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (5.45%) Waterfall
13 27 (5.25%) Data Modelling
14 25 (4.86%) Change Management
14 25 (4.86%) TOGAF
15 24 (4.67%) Workflow
16 22 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (4.28%) ITIL
17 21 (4.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 171 (33.27%) C#
2 158 (30.74%) SQL
3 61 (11.87%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.50%) Java
4 18 (3.50%) VB
5 16 (3.11%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.14%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.14%) VBScript
7 10 (1.95%) XPath
8 4 (0.78%) XAML
9 3 (0.58%) ActionScript
9 3 (0.58%) PHP
9 3 (0.58%) VBA
9 3 (0.58%) X++
10 2 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.39%) C++
10 2 (0.39%) Delphi
10 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.19%) Python
11 1 (0.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 32 (6.23%) Degree
2 25 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.47%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.70%) ISEB
5 18 (3.50%) ISTQB
6 15 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (1.95%) CISM
7 10 (1.95%) CISSP
8 9 (1.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (1.75%) CCSP
8 9 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.39%) MCSD
10 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.19%) MCAD
11 1 (0.19%) MCP
11 1 (0.19%) MCSE
11 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.53%) SLA
2 11 (2.14%) HL7
3 5 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.97%) QA
4 4 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.58%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 29 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.75%) ClearTrust
3 5 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.58%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.75%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.78%) SCOM
4 3 (0.58%) Foglight
5 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.39%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 209 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.48%) Oracle
3 29 (5.64%) IBM
3 29 (5.64%) SAP
4 13 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.75%) BEA
5 9 (1.75%) CA
5 9 (1.75%) CheckPoint
5 9 (1.75%) Vitria
6 7 (1.36%) Cognos
7 6 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.17%) Trillium
8 5 (0.97%) Avaya
8 5 (0.97%) Infor
8 5 (0.97%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.78%) EMC
9 4 (0.78%) VMware
10 3 (0.58%) Cisco
10 3 (0.58%) FatWire
10 3 (0.58%) Remedy
Norfolk
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Xcede
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Capita plc
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 22 days ago