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 3 months to 27 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 69 65
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.10% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.60% 1.92% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £456 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.38% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £325 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £443
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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 106 156 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.69% 18.86% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 118 50
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.22 £10.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.64 £14.90 £15.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 27 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (27.27%) Business Development
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
5 3 (27.27%) Skype
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (27.27%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) LDAP
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
1 3 (27.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) EDI
3 1 (9.09%) EDIFACT
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Business Development
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) SOLID
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase