The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for BizTalk Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft BizTalk Server
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.97% 0.63% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.94% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £588 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.91% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +8.69% -7.07%  

BizTalk Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 64 60 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 17.98% 18.75% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 94 75
Median daily rate £425 £413 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +75.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £601 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £35.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in Bedfordshire

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BizTalk Server in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Bedfordshire

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Bedford - 6 £388 -
BizTalk Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 7 (70.00%) UML
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (70.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (50.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 4 (40.00%) Break/Fix
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Process Management
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Logistics
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Systems Developer
4 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle