The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 59 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -10
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 56 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.24% 0.81% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.21% 4.43% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 12
Average daily rate
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£352 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
BizTalk Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
424 474 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.99% 18.28% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 241 208
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 22
Average hourly rate £16.60 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £31.50 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BizTalk Server across the West Midlands region.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server across the West Midlands region.

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Coventry +30 30 £300 -22.58% 3
Birmingham +1 8 £400 +14.28% 3
Warwickshire - 4 £300 - 1
Solihull - 3 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 36 (36.73%) XML
2 33 (33.67%) SQL
2 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (27.55%) SQL Server
4 26 (26.53%) .NET
5 25 (25.51%) XML Messaging
5 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.35%) C#
6 17 (17.35%) Integration Testing
6 17 (17.35%) Test Scripting
7 16 (16.33%) V-Model
7 16 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (16.33%) Waterfall
7 16 (16.33%) ISTQB
7 16 (16.33%) CRM
7 16 (16.33%) ISEB
8 15 (15.31%) SharePoint
9 14 (14.29%) Migration
10 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
12 11 (11.22%) Data Migration
12 11 (11.22%) Finance
12 11 (11.22%) EDI
12 11 (11.22%) SOA
12 11 (11.22%) Windows
13 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET
13 10 (10.20%) WCF
14 9 (9.18%) ITIL
14 9 (9.18%) Oracle
15 8 (8.16%) EDIFACT

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (15.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.16%) JBoss
3 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
1 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.02%) ZAP BI
5 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.06%) MSI
3 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.02%) MorphX
4 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
4 2 (2.04%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Developer
2 16 (16.33%) Analyst
2 16 (16.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) Architect
4 9 (9.18%) Applications Support
5 8 (8.16%) EDI Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Integration Test Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Technical Developer
7 6 (6.12%) CRM Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Tester
8 5 (5.10%) Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Support Specialist
8 5 (5.10%) Applications Support Specialist
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.08%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.73%) XML
2 26 (26.53%) .NET
3 25 (25.51%) XML Messaging
4 11 (11.22%) EDI
5 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.20%) WCF
6 8 (8.16%) Middleware
6 8 (8.16%) EDIFACT
7 6 (6.12%) Web Services
8 5 (5.10%) jQuery
8 5 (5.10%) CSS
9 4 (4.08%) SOAP
10 3 (3.06%) SAP PI
11 2 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (2.04%) JMS
12 1 (1.02%) XSLT
12 1 (1.02%) J2EE
12 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.06%) Social Media
3 3 (3.06%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.06%) SCADA
4 2 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) UNIX
3 3 (3.06%) Solaris
4 1 (1.02%) AIX
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.35%) Integration Testing
2 17 (17.35%) Test Scripting
3 16 (16.33%) V-Model
3 16 (16.33%) Waterfall
3 16 (16.33%) CRM
4 14 (14.29%) Migration
5 11 (11.22%) SOA
5 11 (11.22%) Data Migration
6 9 (9.18%) ITIL
7 8 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (6.12%) Change Control
10 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.10%) Validation
10 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.10%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.10%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.67%) SQL
2 17 (17.35%) C#
3 5 (5.10%) X++
4 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.06%) Java
5 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) PHP
6 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) ISEB
1 16 (16.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle
3 8 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.06%) SAP
4 3 (3.06%) IBM
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe
4 3 (3.06%) FatWire
4 3 (3.06%) Pega
4 3 (3.06%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.06%) hybris
4 3 (3.06%) Guidewire
4 3 (3.06%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 2 (2.04%) Northgate
5 2 (2.04%) Sage
6 1 (1.02%) Sun
6 1 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (1.02%) Capita
6 1 (1.02%) Amdocs
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + Depends on level
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Warwickshire
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Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 13 days ago