Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 8 April 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 544 656 629
Rank change year-on-year +112 -27 -140
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 124 199 242
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.58% 1.39% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 146 199
Median daily rate £464 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% -7.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £360 £352
90th Percentile £575 £550 £600
UK median daily rate £453 £440 £475
% change year-on-year +2.84% -7.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.95 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -23.10% +75.00%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.95 £40.25
% change year-on-year +13.08% -23.10% +75.00%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,837 14,292 15,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.29% 16.12% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,020 9,296 10,243
Median daily rate £463 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.47% +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £263 £290 £270
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 285 340
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.76 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.61% -1.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.80
% change year-on-year +19.94% -0.19% -1.08%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in England

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BizTalk Server in England.

Daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in England

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BizTalk Server in England over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in England

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BizTalk Server in England.

Hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in England

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +108 54 £453 +0.56% 8
South East +100 28 £425 - 3
North of England +56 20 £425 - 3
Yorkshire +52 15 £425 -9.33%
West Midlands +63 9 £525 -4.55% 1
Midlands +62 9 £525 +2.44% 2
South West +32 8 £575 +30.68% 1
North West +29 5 £500 +8.11% 3
East of England +17 3 £475 -
BizTalk Server
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 64 (51.61%) C#
2 55 (44.35%) Azure
3 47 (37.90%) SQL Server
4 46 (37.10%) .NET
5 39 (31.45%) SQL
6 35 (28.23%) XML
6 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
7 28 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (21.77%) Data Integration
9 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (20.16%) SharePoint
10 24 (19.35%) Oracle
10 24 (19.35%) XSLT
11 22 (17.74%) Web Services
12 20 (16.13%) CRM
13 19 (15.32%) Java
13 19 (15.32%) WebSphere
14 18 (14.52%) Dynamics CRM
14 18 (14.52%) WCF
14 18 (14.52%) Middleware
15 17 (13.71%) Visual Studio
16 16 (12.90%) Windows
17 15 (12.10%) ERP
17 15 (12.10%) Dynamics 365
18 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
18 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (10.48%) JSON
19 13 (10.48%) SAP

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 25 (20.16%) SharePoint
2 19 (15.32%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.84%) Apache ServiceMix
3 6 (4.84%) JBoss
3 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (8.87%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.42%) Elite 3E
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.81%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 55 (44.35%) Azure
2 15 (12.10%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (8.87%) Office 365
4 8 (6.45%) Azure Functions
4 8 (6.45%) Serverless
5 7 (5.65%) IaaS
5 7 (5.65%) PaaS
5 7 (5.65%) SaaS
6 6 (4.84%) Apigee
6 6 (4.84%) Boomi
7 4 (3.23%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.42%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Flow
10 1 (0.81%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) HTTP
1 4 (3.23%) Network Security
1 4 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.90%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (10.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.61%) Power BI
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.03%) Postman
6 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.61%) Selenium
6 2 (1.61%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.61%) Subversion
7 1 (0.81%) ERwin
7 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 12 (9.68%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Public Sector
3 8 (6.45%) Local Government
4 4 (3.23%) Legal
5 3 (2.42%) Law
6 2 (1.61%) Back Office
6 2 (1.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (50.00%) Developer
2 37 (29.84%) BizTalk Developer
3 18 (14.52%) Consultant
4 16 (12.90%) Architect
5 13 (10.48%) Azure Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Integration Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Data Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Data Integration Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.84%) CRM Consultant
8 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 6 (4.84%) Functional Consultant
8 6 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Integration Architect
9 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.10%) .NET
2 35 (28.23%) XML
3 24 (19.35%) XSLT
4 22 (17.74%) Web Services
5 18 (14.52%) Middleware
5 18 (14.52%) WCF
6 13 (10.48%) JSON
7 12 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (8.87%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (8.06%) J2EE
10 9 (7.26%) .NET Framework
10 9 (7.26%) SOAP
11 7 (5.65%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (4.84%) Apache Camel
12 6 (4.84%) IBM Integration Bus
12 6 (4.84%) React
12 6 (4.84%) REST
13 5 (4.03%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (4.03%) WSDL
13 5 (4.03%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.03%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.42%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) Linux
2 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.77%) Data Integration
3 20 (16.13%) CRM
4 15 (12.10%) ERP
5 13 (10.48%) Scrum
6 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.68%) Facilities Management
6 12 (9.68%) Migration
7 11 (8.87%) Story Points
8 10 (8.06%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.26%) Line Management
10 8 (6.45%) DevOps
10 8 (6.45%) ITIL
10 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.45%) Technical Leadership
11 7 (5.65%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.84%) Collaborative Working
13 5 (4.03%) Data Modelling
13 5 (4.03%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.61%) C#
2 39 (31.45%) SQL
3 19 (15.32%) Java
4 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.42%) C
6 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) VB
8 1 (0.81%) VBScript
8 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) MCSA
3 2 (1.61%) MCSE
3 2 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
4 1 (0.81%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) HL7
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.35%) Oracle
3 13 (10.48%) SAP
4 10 (8.06%) MuleSoft
5 6 (4.84%) Axway
5 6 (4.84%) Dell
5 6 (4.84%) Fiorano
5 6 (4.84%) Jitterbit
5 6 (4.84%) Talend
5 6 (4.84%) TIBCO
5 6 (4.84%) webMethods
6 2 (1.61%) SnapLogic
7 1 (0.81%) ATG
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos
7 1 (0.81%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.81%) hybris
7 1 (0.81%) Remedy
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.81%) Thunderhead