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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 322 341 266
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -75
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 327 263 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.50% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.21% 2.90% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 175 227
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £23.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.49

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
10199 9081 10100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.23% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6034 5282 5738
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 380 466
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +21 317 £400 +6.66% 91
London +56 133 £400 -6.97% 39
South East -24 77 £443 +42.74% 14
City of London +31 37 £400 -6.43% 16
East of England -23 32 £425 +3.03% 7
Yorkshire +25 29 £375 +7.14% 9
West Yorkshire +22 22 £350 +6.87% 5
Berkshire +28 21 £435 +33.84% 2
West Midlands -10 21 £350 -4.10% 2
Surrey +8 18 £500 +5.26% 6
Leeds +11 15 £363 +10.68% 4
Birmingham +9 15 £350 -2.09%
Cambridgeshire -4 12 £425 -17.47%
South West -37 11 £350 -12.50% 2
Reading +18 10 £388 - 2
Bedfordshire -12 9 £400 - 1
North West -7 8 £325 -21.21% 9
Essex -8 7 £450 +26.76% 2
Bedford - 7 £425 - 1
Manchester -7 6 £308 -23.12% 2
East Midlands +1 5 £325 +8.33% 3
South Yorkshire +5 4 £375 -
Oxfordshire 0 4 £425 - 1
Suffolk -12 4 £456 +7.35% 4
Hampshire -61 4 £550 +77.41% 2
Oxford - 4 £425 - 1
Ipswich -7 3 £550 +29.41% 3
Cambridge -16 3 £438 -15.04%
Somerset -16 3 £300 -17.80% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £365 -

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 364 (57.05%) .NET
2 292 (45.77%) SQL Server
2 292 (45.77%) Microsoft
3 271 (42.48%) C#
4 179 (28.06%) Windows
5 163 (25.55%) ASP.NET
6 157 (24.61%) SQL
7 156 (24.45%) WCF
8 151 (23.67%) XML
9 129 (20.22%) CRM
10 125 (19.59%) SharePoint
11 124 (19.44%) Web Services
12 121 (18.97%) Oracle
13 118 (18.50%) Finance
14 109 (17.08%) SOA
15 102 (15.99%) Dynamics CRM
16 97 (15.20%) Visual Studio
17 94 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 87 (13.64%) MS Excel
19 81 (12.70%) .NET Framework
20 76 (11.91%) WebSphere
20 76 (11.91%) Middleware
21 75 (11.76%) IIS
22 74 (11.60%) SQL Server 2005
23 67 (10.50%) MVC
24 61 (9.56%) Security Cleared
25 56 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
26 54 (8.46%) Banking
27 53 (8.31%) SC Cleared
28 49 (7.68%) PowerShell

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 125 (19.59%) SharePoint
2 76 (11.91%) WebSphere
3 75 (11.76%) IIS
4 34 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 24 (3.76%) SharePoint Server
6 21 (3.29%) CMS
7 11 (1.72%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.41%) MQSeries
9 9 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (1.25%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.25%) WebSphere Process Server
11 7 (1.10%) NetWeaver
11 7 (1.10%) NServiceBus
11 7 (1.10%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 7 (1.10%) JCAPS
12 6 (0.94%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.78%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 87 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.35%) MS Office
3 10 (1.57%) MS Project
3 10 (1.57%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 102 (15.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.25%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.94%) Aligne
6 6 (0.94%) Endur
6 6 (0.94%) ZaiNet
7 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.47%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.47%) Staffware
8 2 (0.31%) assyst
8 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.31%) Exstream
9 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.16%) Tridion
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.51%) SaaS
3 5 (0.78%) IaaS
3 5 (0.78%) PaaS
4 3 (0.47%) MailChimp
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.35%) SAN
2 13 (2.04%) FTP
3 9 (1.41%) SSL
4 8 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.10%) Firewall
5 7 (1.10%) HTTP
6 6 (0.94%) NAS
6 6 (0.94%) Intranet
7 3 (0.47%) RFID
7 3 (0.47%) LDAP
8 2 (0.31%) SMTP
8 2 (0.31%) Broadband
8 2 (0.31%) LAN
8 2 (0.31%) WAN
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.16%) Internet
9 1 (0.16%) CTI
9 1 (0.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (45.77%) SQL Server
2 94 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (11.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (5.49%) Oracle Database
7 28 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (3.92%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.88%) RavenDB
10 11 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.25%) MySQL
13 7 (1.10%) Spotfire
13 7 (1.10%) DataStage
14 6 (0.94%) DB2
14 6 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.94%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 97 (15.20%) Visual Studio
2 48 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.19%) NUnit
4 13 (2.04%) TeamCity
5 11 (1.72%) JIRA
5 11 (1.72%) SpecFlow
6 10 (1.57%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.10%) Maven
8 6 (0.94%) Subversion
9 5 (0.78%) Selenium
9 5 (0.78%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.78%) Rational Rose
9 5 (0.78%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.78%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.78%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.63%) MorphX
11 3 (0.47%) XMLSpy
12 2 (0.31%) WiX
General
1 118 (18.50%) Finance
2 54 (8.46%) Banking
3 14 (2.19%) Retail
3 14 (2.19%) Manufacturing
4 12 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (1.57%) Local Government
6 9 (1.41%) Marketing
6 9 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.63%) Advertising
7 4 (0.63%) Japanese Language
8 3 (0.47%) Billing
8 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.47%) French Language
8 3 (0.47%) German Language
8 3 (0.47%) Legal
8 3 (0.47%) Front Office
8 3 (0.47%) Back Office
8 3 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 288 (45.14%) Developer
2 128 (20.06%) BizTalk Developer
3 104 (16.30%) Architect
4 69 (10.82%) Consultant
5 65 (10.19%) .NET Developer
6 53 (8.31%) Analyst
7 46 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (4.55%) BizTalk Consultant
9 26 (4.08%) Senior Developer
10 24 (3.76%) C# Developer
11 23 (3.61%) SharePoint Developer
12 22 (3.45%) Integration Architect
13 19 (2.98%) Microsoft Developer
14 18 (2.82%) Administrator
14 18 (2.82%) Technical Architect
15 17 (2.66%) CRM Developer
15 17 (2.66%) Senior BizTalk Developer
15 17 (2.66%) Microsoft Consultant
16 16 (2.51%) Software Developer
17 15 (2.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (57.05%) .NET
2 163 (25.55%) ASP.NET
3 156 (24.45%) WCF
4 151 (23.67%) XML
5 124 (19.44%) Web Services
6 81 (12.70%) .NET Framework
7 76 (11.91%) Middleware
8 41 (6.43%) XSLT
9 40 (6.27%) HTML
10 29 (4.55%) SOAP
10 29 (4.55%) AppFabric
11 26 (4.08%) XSD
11 26 (4.08%) CSS
12 19 (2.98%) WF
13 18 (2.82%) jQuery
13 18 (2.82%) REST
14 17 (2.66%) WebSphere MQ
14 17 (2.66%) J2EE
15 15 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 15 (2.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 17 (2.66%) Clustering
3 16 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (1.88%) N-Tier
5 11 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.72%) NHS
6 10 (1.57%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.41%) SWIFT
8 7 (1.10%) Mainframe
9 6 (0.94%) Data Integration
9 6 (0.94%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.78%) Replication
10 5 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.63%) Blog
12 3 (0.47%) IVR
12 3 (0.47%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.47%) Ontologies
12 3 (0.47%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.47%) DTV
12 3 (0.47%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 179 (28.06%) Windows
2 38 (5.96%) Linux
3 30 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (2.98%) UNIX
6 13 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.10%) Windows 2000
8 7 (1.10%) Android
9 6 (0.94%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.94%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.31%) zOS
13 1 (0.16%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (20.22%) CRM
2 109 (17.08%) SOA
3 67 (10.50%) MVC
4 56 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (7.05%) TDD
6 44 (6.90%) UML
7 42 (6.58%) ITIL
8 39 (6.11%) Scrum
9 38 (5.96%) OO
10 35 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (4.86%) Workflow
11 31 (4.86%) Migration
11 31 (4.86%) Waterfall
12 30 (4.70%) Enterprise Architecture
13 29 (4.55%) Unit Testing
13 29 (4.55%) EAI
13 29 (4.55%) Service Management
14 28 (4.39%) PRINCE2
15 27 (4.23%) OOD
16 26 (4.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 271 (42.48%) C#
2 157 (24.61%) SQL
3 49 (7.68%) PowerShell
4 48 (7.52%) JavaScript
5 36 (5.64%) VB.NET
6 33 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 33 (5.17%) Java
7 29 (4.55%) VB
8 24 (3.76%) VBScript
9 11 (1.72%) C
9 11 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.25%) C++
11 6 (0.94%) X++
12 5 (0.78%) VB6
12 5 (0.78%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.78%) VBA
12 5 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (0.63%) Ruby
14 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.31%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 61 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 53 (8.31%) SC Cleared
3 39 (6.11%) Degree
4 27 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.41%) MCSE
6 8 (1.25%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 7 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.78%) MCTS
9 4 (0.63%) MCT
9 4 (0.63%) ISEB
10 3 (0.47%) PMP
10 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.31%) MCSD
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.31%) MCITP
12 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.35%) ISO 9001
2 11 (1.72%) QA
2 11 (1.72%) SLA
3 4 (0.63%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.25%) ISA Server
3 8 (1.25%) Terminal Services
3 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.47%) vSphere
5 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.31%) XenApp
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (2.04%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.25%) BladeLogic
3 7 (1.10%) WMI
3 7 (1.10%) SCOM
3 7 (1.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.63%) Puppet
6 3 (0.47%) Control-M
7 2 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.16%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.16%) Legato
Vendors
1 292 (45.77%) Microsoft
2 121 (18.97%) Oracle
3 30 (4.70%) TIBCO
3 30 (4.70%) SAP
4 29 (4.55%) IBM
5 23 (3.61%) VMware
6 20 (3.13%) webMethods
6 20 (3.13%) Cognos
7 16 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.35%) Citrix
8 15 (2.35%) Siebel
9 10 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.25%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.10%) Axway
11 7 (1.10%) EMC
12 6 (0.94%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.94%) Intel
12 6 (0.94%) HP
12 6 (0.94%) Kofax
12 6 (0.94%) Lagan
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £500.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Agilisys
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £570 per day
Posted: 24 days ago