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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 274 350 323
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -27
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 406 274 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.98% 2.85% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 181 131
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£400 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -41.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £53.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -57.00%

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
10210 9613 8428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.34% 17.34% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6264 5956 4734
Average daily rate £388 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 323 437
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -9.09%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. 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 +74 393 £400 -3.03% 82
London -2 111 £425 +6.25% 34
South East +30 101 £430 -4.44% 14
East of England +50 56 £400 -4.47% 10
West Midlands +33 49 £423 +12.66% 8
Berkshire +12 36 £425 - 2
Cambridgeshire +27 34 £400 -4.19% 2
Yorkshire 0 32 £275 -29.03% 3
City of London +16 29 £425 +21.42% 15
Buckinghamshire +16 26 £350 +12.00%
Reading +17 25 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire +3 22 £250 -28.57% 1
Oxfordshire -2 21 £500 +17.64% 1
South West +14 20 £325 -4.41% 8
Milton Keynes +12 20 £350 +9.80%
Somerset +17 15 £325 -1.51% 2
North West -9 15 £450 +22.03% 2
Norfolk - 15 £400 - 3
Coventry - 15 £425 -
Cambridge +7 14 £338 -25.00% 1
Suffolk +19 13 £400 -1.23% 5
Birmingham +6 13 £435 +16.00%
Hampshire +10 12 £465 -22.50%
Oxford - 11 £500 - 1
Bath +6 10 £325 -7.14% 2
West Yorkshire -9 10 £363 - 1
Leeds -12 10 £363 -
Winchester - 9 £500 -
Cheshire - 8 £438 - 1
Sheffield -3 7 £275 -50.00% 1

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

1 341 (50.07%) .NET
2 313 (45.96%) SQL Server
3 311 (45.67%) Microsoft
4 253 (37.15%) C#
5 191 (28.05%) SQL
6 183 (26.87%) WCF
7 169 (24.82%) Web Services
7 169 (24.82%) CRM
8 168 (24.67%) Windows
9 154 (22.61%) SharePoint
10 150 (22.03%) XML
11 137 (20.12%) Dynamics CRM
11 137 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
12 107 (15.71%) Finance
13 94 (13.80%) IIS
14 93 (13.66%) MS Excel
15 88 (12.92%) Oracle
16 85 (12.48%) .NET Framework
17 84 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
18 78 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 76 (11.16%) ASP.NET
20 70 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 67 (9.84%) Active Directory
22 62 (9.10%) SQL Server 2008
23 59 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
24 57 (8.37%) SOAP
25 55 (8.08%) Security Cleared
26 54 (7.93%) SOA
26 54 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
27 53 (7.78%) SAP

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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
1 154 (22.61%) SharePoint
2 94 (13.80%) IIS
3 28 (4.11%) JBoss
4 23 (3.38%) WebSphere
5 22 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (2.35%) MQSeries
7 14 (2.06%) MS Exchange
7 14 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (1.32%) Documentum
10 8 (1.17%) Lync
11 7 (1.03%) CMS
12 6 (0.88%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.44%) Mule
14 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.44%) Apache
14 3 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 93 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.44%) InfoPath
2 3 (0.44%) MS Project
2 3 (0.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 137 (20.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (7.49%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.03%) Tridion
4 5 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.73%) assyst
5 3 (0.44%) Maximo
5 3 (0.44%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.29%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Line 500
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Findur
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.03%) Office 365
3 2 (0.29%) Boomi
3 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.96%) Firewall
2 25 (3.67%) HTTP
3 16 (2.35%) SAN
4 15 (2.20%) FTP
5 11 (1.62%) LDAP
6 10 (1.47%) Internet
6 10 (1.47%) DNS
7 9 (1.32%) Intranet
8 7 (1.03%) DHCP
9 6 (0.88%) NAS
10 5 (0.73%) Extranet
11 4 (0.59%) SMTP
12 3 (0.44%) FCoE
12 3 (0.44%) SSH
12 3 (0.44%) WAN
12 3 (0.44%) Broadband
13 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.29%) VLAN
13 2 (0.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (45.96%) SQL Server
2 78 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (9.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (2.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 17 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.35%) MS Access
9 16 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.47%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.03%) MySQL
13 5 (0.73%) Ingres
14 4 (0.59%) DB2
14 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.29%) DTS
15 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 84 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (7.20%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (1.17%) SoapUI
4 8 (1.17%) MSBuild
5 7 (1.03%) NUnit
5 7 (1.03%) Subversion
5 7 (1.03%) Selenium
6 6 (0.88%) JUnit
6 6 (0.88%) MorphX
6 6 (0.88%) Fiddler
6 6 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (0.88%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.88%) Mockito
7 5 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.73%) JIRA
8 4 (0.59%) MSI
8 4 (0.59%) Rational Rose
8 4 (0.59%) WiX
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 107 (15.71%) Finance
2 22 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.79%) Banking
4 16 (2.35%) Billing
5 12 (1.76%) Local Government
6 9 (1.32%) Advertising
7 8 (1.17%) Law
8 7 (1.03%) Retail
8 7 (1.03%) Back Office
9 6 (0.88%) Marketing
10 4 (0.59%) Legal
10 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.59%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
11 3 (0.44%) Electronics
11 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) Military
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 288 (42.29%) Developer
2 159 (23.35%) BizTalk Developer
3 132 (19.38%) Architect
4 70 (10.28%) Analyst
5 59 (8.66%) .NET Developer
6 54 (7.93%) Consultant
7 34 (4.99%) Technical Architect
8 30 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (4.26%) BizTalk Consultant
9 29 (4.26%) Administrator
10 27 (3.96%) Applications Support
11 26 (3.82%) BizTalk Architect
12 24 (3.52%) Applications Developer
13 22 (3.23%) BizTalk Administrator
14 20 (2.94%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.50%) C# Developer
15 17 (2.50%) Applications Architect
16 15 (2.20%) Test Analyst
17 13 (1.91%) CRM Architect
17 13 (1.91%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (50.07%) .NET
2 183 (26.87%) WCF
3 169 (24.82%) Web Services
4 150 (22.03%) XML
5 85 (12.48%) .NET Framework
6 76 (11.16%) ASP.NET
7 57 (8.37%) SOAP
8 42 (6.17%) Middleware
9 22 (3.23%) MSMQ
10 20 (2.94%) WinForms
10 20 (2.94%) Entity Framework
11 19 (2.79%) HTML
12 18 (2.64%) WF
12 18 (2.64%) RESTful
13 17 (2.50%) REST
13 17 (2.50%) SAP PI
14 16 (2.35%) jQuery
15 15 (2.20%) CSS
16 14 (2.06%) WPF
17 13 (1.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.50%) Clustering
3 11 (1.62%) Replication
4 9 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.32%) IVR
4 9 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.17%) NHS
5 8 (1.17%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.03%) PKI
7 5 (0.73%) User Experience
7 5 (0.73%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.73%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.59%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.59%) iPad
8 4 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (0.59%) Open Source
9 3 (0.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 168 (24.67%) Windows
2 59 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (6.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (5.58%) Linux
6 18 (2.64%) Windows XP
7 16 (2.35%) Windows Vista
8 15 (2.20%) UNIX
9 12 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.32%) Android
10 9 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 8 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (1.17%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.03%) Debian
12 7 (1.03%) Solaris
13 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.44%) AIX
14 3 (0.44%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.29%) SUSE
15 2 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (24.82%) CRM
2 137 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (7.93%) SOA
4 52 (7.64%) ITIL
5 51 (7.49%) Migration
6 49 (7.20%) TDD
7 41 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (5.73%) Scrum
9 36 (5.29%) MVC
10 35 (5.14%) Workflow
11 33 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (4.70%) OO
13 30 (4.41%) Unit Testing
14 28 (4.11%) UML
15 21 (3.08%) Mentoring
15 21 (3.08%) TOGAF
15 21 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
16 20 (2.94%) Web Application Development
17 19 (2.79%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 253 (37.15%) C#
2 191 (28.05%) SQL
3 47 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 31 (4.55%) Java
5 26 (3.82%) PowerShell
6 25 (3.67%) VB.NET
7 23 (3.38%) VB
8 20 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.64%) X++
10 12 (1.76%) XQuery
10 12 (1.76%) XPath
11 10 (1.47%) VBScript
12 9 (1.32%) VB6
13 6 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.88%) Python
13 6 (0.88%) Ruby
14 5 (0.73%) Perl
15 4 (0.59%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
16 3 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 29 (4.26%) Degree
3 26 (3.82%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.59%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.44%) MCSE
7 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.29%) ISEB
7 2 (0.29%) MCAD
7 2 (0.29%) MCSD
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.15%) MCTS
8 1 (0.15%) MCP
8 1 (0.15%) CCNP
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.23%) QA
2 10 (1.47%) SLA
3 6 (0.88%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) DICOM
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.52%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.08%) ISA Server
4 14 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.03%) Xen
5 7 (1.03%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.59%) vSphere
7 3 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.44%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.29%) Samba
8 2 (0.29%) KVM
8 2 (0.29%) SRDF
8 2 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.29%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (2.64%) SCOM
2 12 (1.76%) SCCM
3 10 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.03%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.59%) Foglight
6 3 (0.44%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.44%) WSUS
7 2 (0.29%) MOM
7 2 (0.29%) OpenView
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.15%) WMI
8 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 311 (45.67%) Microsoft
2 88 (12.92%) Oracle
3 53 (7.78%) SAP
4 24 (3.52%) VMware
5 22 (3.23%) HP
6 18 (2.64%) IBM
6 18 (2.64%) Remedy
7 17 (2.50%) Citrix
8 14 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.47%) EMC
10 8 (1.17%) Symantec
10 8 (1.17%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.17%) Cognos
10 8 (1.17%) Cisco
11 7 (1.03%) Nintex
11 7 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.03%) Hitachi
11 7 (1.03%) Metastorm
12 6 (0.88%) Lotus
12 6 (0.88%) webMethods
Bircham, Norfolk
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £150 - 180 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 8 days ago
Middlesbrough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 16 days ago