Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 9 December 2018 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 91 77
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 -6
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 10 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.71% 0.55% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.35% 3.63% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +25.71%
10th Percentile £421 £440 £440
90th Percentile £508 £580 £640
West Midlands median daily rate £445 £494 £450
% change year-on-year -9.87% +9.72% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £23.00

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

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 187 248 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.25% 15.20% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 180 167
Birmingham median daily rate £405 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -5.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £182 £206 £241
90th Percentile £515 £550 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.50 £14.22 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.14% +9.35% -21.21%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.38 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.00 £27.88 £57.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% -8.57%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in Birmingham

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Birmingham

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) WCF
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Serverless
5 2 (20.00%) Azure Functions
5 2 (20.00%) Storage Management
5 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (20.00%) PaaS
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (10.00%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Azure Functions
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Serverless
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Application Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
1 5 (50.00%) WCF
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) EDI
3 1 (10.00%) EDIFACT
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Storage Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (10.00%) SAP