The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 157 180
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 5 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.00% 1.42% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 18
Median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £344 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £460 £623
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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 502 564 989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.38% 16.75% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 696 1204
Median daily rate £493 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +10.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £630 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 32
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £11.25 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.75 £22.00 £36.80
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 the City of London

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in the City of London

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the City of London

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
3 21 (67.74%) Windows
4 19 (61.29%) Web Services
4 19 (61.29%) CRM
4 19 (61.29%) Scrum
5 18 (58.06%) C#
6 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
6 17 (54.84%) WCF
7 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (51.61%) ERP
8 15 (48.39%) IIS
9 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
9 14 (45.16%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (45.16%) PaaS
9 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (45.16%) IaaS
10 13 (41.94%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (41.94%) Logistics
10 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (41.94%) JIRA
10 13 (41.94%) TDD
10 13 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (41.94%) .NET
11 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
13 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
14 6 (19.35%) SWIFT
14 6 (19.35%) Anti-Money Laundering

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (48.39%) IIS
2 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
3 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (41.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) IaaS
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (45.16%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) JIRA
1 13 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Payments Architect
5 3 (9.68%) WCF Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Payments Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) Web Services
2 17 (54.84%) WCF
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
4 5 (16.13%) Middleware
5 4 (12.90%) COM
6 3 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.13%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) CRM
1 19 (61.29%) Scrum
2 16 (51.61%) ERP
3 13 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (41.94%) Logistics
3 13 (41.94%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
6 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
7 6 (19.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 6 (19.35%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) ETL
9 1 (3.23%) BPEL
9 1 (3.23%) Content Management
9 1 (3.23%) Document Management
9 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.23%) Project Management
9 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCSD
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SEPA
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Sage
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