The first table below looks at the demand for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 80 95 105
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 18 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.07% 0.19% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.64% 0.96% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £346 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
- +146.75%
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
271 313 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.07% 20.32% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 151 187
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 17
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £10.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £43.20 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
BizTalk Server
Yorkshire

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Leeds +17 16 £338 +3.05% 3
Wakefield - - - -
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Yorkshire

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
4 15 (53.57%) WCF
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (46.43%) SharePoint
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
7 11 (39.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
8 10 (35.71%) XML
8 10 (35.71%) Workflow
9 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle
11 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (25.00%) WF
12 6 (21.43%) SQL
12 6 (21.43%) FTP
13 4 (14.29%) Kofax
13 4 (14.29%) CMS
13 4 (14.29%) Intranet
13 4 (14.29%) EDRMS
13 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
14 3 (10.71%) Volume Testing
14 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
14 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
14 3 (10.71%) JSF
14 3 (10.71%) Local Government

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 13 (46.43%) SharePoint
2 11 (39.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (14.29%) CMS
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) FTP
2 4 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) EDRMS
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Firebug
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Technical Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 15 (53.57%) WCF
4 10 (35.71%) XML
5 7 (25.00%) WF
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) JSF
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.14%) HTML5
7 2 (7.14%) AppFabric
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (3.57%) JSP
8 1 (3.57%) J2EE
8 1 (3.57%) Middleware
8 1 (3.57%) Spring
8 1 (3.57%) CSS3
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Workflow
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Volume Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) OOP
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Java
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Kofax
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO