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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Server
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -18
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 9 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 1.31% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.94% 7.10% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 19
Median daily rate £375 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £360 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £430 £410
% change year-on-year
-9.36% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

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
306 479 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.90% 18.47% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 263 206
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 26
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £19.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -11 4 £325 -27.77%
Warwickshire - 2 £400 -
Herefordshire -7 1 - -
Coventry -13 1 - -
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (64.71%) Finance
3 22 (64.71%) CRM
3 22 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (61.76%) SharePoint
5 20 (58.82%) Manufacturing
5 20 (58.82%) Business Development
6 19 (55.88%) Public Cloud
6 19 (55.88%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (26.47%) .NET
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.59%) C#
9 5 (14.71%) SQL
9 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
9 5 (14.71%) XML
10 4 (11.76%) MVC
10 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (8.82%) Web Services
11 3 (8.82%) Middleware
11 3 (8.82%) Windows
12 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
12 2 (5.88%) EDI
12 2 (5.88%) Migration
12 2 (5.88%) Scrum
12 2 (5.88%) Data Management
12 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework

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 21 (61.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (55.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
1 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 20 (58.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Architect
2 19 (55.88%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 13 (38.24%) Developer
4 8 (23.53%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Azure Developer
7 1 (2.94%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) EDI
4 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) EDIFACT
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) CRM
3 20 (58.82%) Business Development
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Master Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (2.94%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.94%) Data Validation
6 1 (2.94%) Kanban
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Release Management
6 1 (2.94%) Test Management
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) User Stories
6 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (2.94%) OpenView
1 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Sybase