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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 130 82 112
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +30
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 16 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 1.51% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.74% 8.93% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 5
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £291 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
583 403 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.44% 16.90% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 212 224
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 41
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.60 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% -5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.71 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Warwickshire -7 3 - -
Staffordshire -2 2 £413 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Coventry -24 1 £350 -6.66%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) .NET
3 9 (32.14%) XML
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) Middleware
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) MVC
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle
8 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
9 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
9 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
9 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
9 3 (10.71%) Migration
10 2 (7.14%) Project Management
10 2 (7.14%) Documentum

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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Documentum
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) Exstream
2 1 (3.57%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) QlikView
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Documentum Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Documentum Support
6 2 (7.14%) Documentum Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Lead
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
1 9 (32.14%) XML
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (21.43%) Middleware
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.71%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
8 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.57%) EDI
8 1 (3.57%) LINQ
8 1 (3.57%) XSL
8 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) MVC
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) SOA
3 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
4 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Kanban
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.57%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Presales
6 1 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) EMC
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Amdocs
4 1 (3.57%) Infor
4 1 (3.57%) Talend
4 1 (3.57%) VMware