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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 126 64 95
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +31
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 21 63 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.65% 2.50% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 15.18% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 48 16
Median daily rate £450 £352 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.79% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £615 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
567 415 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.52% 16.46% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 239 218
Median daily rate £400 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.98 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.04 £33.55 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -13 8 £550 +8.37% 3
Coventry -42 4 £350 +16.66%
Staffordshire -2 2 £413 -
Warwickshire -3 2 £190 -36.66%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 15 (42.86%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) .NET
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) XML
5 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (22.86%) CRM
5 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
5 8 (22.86%) Middleware
6 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (17.14%) MVC
7 6 (17.14%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
7 6 (17.14%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (17.14%) Business Development
7 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 5 (14.29%) CSS
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
9 4 (11.43%) jQuery
10 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (8.57%) TOGAF

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) Documentum
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (17.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.71%) Exstream
4 1 (2.86%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Architect
3 9 (25.71%) BizTalk Developer
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Documentum Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Documentum Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.86%) Middleware
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (14.29%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 4 (11.43%) jQuery
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) JSON
6 2 (5.71%) RESTful
6 2 (5.71%) WCF
7 1 (2.86%) EDI
7 1 (2.86%) HTML
7 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) CRM
3 6 (17.14%) Business Development
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Scrum
4 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Kanban
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) SOA
5 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
5 2 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) EMC
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) hybris
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Infor