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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 82 106 79
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 49 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 0.47% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.07% 2.80% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £53.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -57.00%
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
540 393 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.15% 16.67% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 197 124
Average daily rate £375 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 24
Average hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% -34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 May 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 1 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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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 - 16 £425 -
Birmingham +5 14 £435 +16.00%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 - 1
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 41 (47.67%) .NET
2 38 (44.19%) SQL Server
3 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 25 (29.07%) CRM
5 23 (26.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 21 (24.42%) C#
7 18 (20.93%) Windows
8 17 (19.77%) SharePoint
9 14 (16.28%) WCF
9 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (15.12%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (15.12%) Scrum
11 12 (13.95%) XML
12 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework
13 10 (11.63%) X++
13 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
14 9 (10.47%) Oracle
14 9 (10.47%) Web Services
14 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (9.30%) Migration
15 8 (9.30%) ITIL
15 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
16 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
16 7 (8.14%) Java
16 7 (8.14%) SQL
16 7 (8.14%) Local Government
17 6 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
17 6 (6.98%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (19.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (15.12%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.49%) Maximo
4 1 (1.16%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.65%) MSI
3 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.16%) WiX
3 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (8.14%) Local Government
2 2 (2.33%) Law
2 2 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Developer
2 22 (25.58%) Architect
3 18 (20.93%) BizTalk Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.98%) CRM Architect
5 6 (6.98%) BizTalk Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Applications Architect
7 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Integration Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Transformation Programme Manager
8 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Designer
8 3 (3.49%) Tester
8 3 (3.49%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.49%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.67%) .NET
2 14 (16.28%) WCF
3 12 (13.95%) XML
4 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework
5 9 (10.47%) Web Services
6 6 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (5.81%) Middleware
8 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (3.49%) EDI
9 3 (3.49%) XML Schema
10 2 (2.33%) JMS
10 2 (2.33%) XSLT
10 2 (2.33%) SOAP
11 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.16%) XSD
11 1 (1.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) NHS
2 4 (4.65%) Replication
3 3 (3.49%) User Experience
3 3 (3.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) UNIX
3 2 (2.33%) Solaris
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) AIX
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) CRM
2 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.12%) Scrum
3 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.30%) Migration
4 8 (9.30%) ITIL
5 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.98%) Programme Management
6 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.81%) Business Transformation
7 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.81%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.81%) Kanban
7 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.81%) Validation
7 5 (5.81%) Information Security
8 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.49%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.49%) DSDM
9 3 (3.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) C#
2 10 (11.63%) X++
3 7 (8.14%) Java
3 7 (8.14%) SQL
4 6 (6.98%) Ruby
4 6 (6.98%) Python
5 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.16%) QA
1 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
4 3 (3.49%) Amdocs
4 3 (3.49%) Capita
5 2 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Nintex
6 1 (1.16%) Sun
6 1 (1.16%) Sage
6 1 (1.16%) webMethods
6 1 (1.16%) HP
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago