Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 624 434 434
Rank change year-on-year -190 0 -68
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 222 442 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.45% 2.78% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 336 323
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £322 £325
90th Percentile £603 £600 £611
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £22.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.09% +29.41%
UK median hourly rate - £22.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -59.09% +29.41%

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 15,270 15,922 16,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.37% 17.90% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,291 10,308 10,636
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 338 464
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £10.99
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +11.11%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in England

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in England

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in England

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 21 February 2018. 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 -89 101 £500 +11.11% 14
South East -34 60 £475 - 8
Midlands -3 35 £500 +19.05% 11
West Midlands +4 33 £500 +21.21% 8
North of England -28 11 £418 +11.33% 4
South West -15 10 £475 +5.56% 6
North West -20 5 £425 -5.56% 2
Yorkshire -5 4 £450 -10.00% 2
East of England -48 4 £475 +30.14%
North East +24 2 £344 +6.50%
East Midlands +7 2 £370 -10.30% 3
BizTalk Server
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 England region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 98 (44.14%) Microsoft
2 94 (42.34%) .NET
3 88 (39.64%) C#
4 84 (37.84%) SQL
5 83 (37.39%) SQL Server
6 46 (20.72%) Finance
7 45 (20.27%) CRM
7 45 (20.27%) SharePoint
8 44 (19.82%) XML
9 43 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (19.37%) WCF
9 43 (19.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 38 (17.12%) Dynamics CRM
12 34 (15.32%) SOAP
13 31 (13.96%) ASP.NET
13 31 (13.96%) Scrum
14 30 (13.51%) Windows
15 29 (13.06%) Oracle
15 29 (13.06%) Web Services
16 28 (12.61%) JavaScript
16 28 (12.61%) Middleware
17 25 (11.26%) B2B
17 25 (11.26%) Test Automation
17 25 (11.26%) Enterprise Software
18 24 (10.81%) HTML
18 24 (10.81%) XSLT
19 22 (9.91%) SOA
19 22 (9.91%) REST
20 21 (9.46%) Analytical Skills

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 45 (20.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.60%) IIS
3 6 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (2.25%) Apache
4 5 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.25%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.80%) JBoss
5 4 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.80%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.35%) CMS
7 2 (0.90%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.90%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.90%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.90%) Mule
7 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (7.21%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (17.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.95%) SimCorp Dimension
3 8 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (2.70%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.90%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 42 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.66%) Dynamics 365
3 16 (7.21%) Office 365
4 8 (3.60%) Boomi
5 6 (2.70%) OneDrive
6 5 (2.25%) iPaaS
7 4 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (1.35%) SaaS
8 3 (1.35%) Slack
9 2 (0.90%) IaaS
10 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.45%) PaaS
10 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.05%) SAN
2 6 (2.70%) NAS
3 5 (2.25%) Firewall
3 5 (2.25%) Skype
4 4 (1.80%) Internet
5 3 (1.35%) DHCP
5 3 (1.35%) DNS
5 3 (1.35%) FTP
5 3 (1.35%) HTTP
5 3 (1.35%) Intranet
5 3 (1.35%) LAN
5 3 (1.35%) SMTP
5 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.35%) WAN
5 3 (1.35%) Wireless
6 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (37.39%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.66%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (7.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (7.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.95%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (2.70%) Power BI
9 4 (1.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.35%) MySQL
10 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.90%) WhereScape RED
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (19.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (8.56%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.95%) ReSharper
4 11 (4.95%) SonarQube
5 9 (4.05%) JIRA
5 9 (4.05%) Selenium
6 5 (2.25%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.80%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.90%) MorphX
9 2 (0.90%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.45%) gulp
10 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 46 (20.72%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Advertising
3 9 (4.05%) Legal
4 5 (2.25%) Banking
4 5 (2.25%) Publishing
5 2 (0.90%) Local Government
6 1 (0.45%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 107 (48.20%) Developer
2 60 (27.03%) BizTalk Developer
3 33 (14.86%) Architect
4 26 (11.71%) Analyst
5 21 (9.46%) .NET Developer
6 18 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 18 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 17 (7.66%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (7.21%) Integration Developer
9 15 (6.76%) Consultant
10 12 (5.41%) C# WCF Developer
10 12 (5.41%) WCF Developer
11 11 (4.95%) C# WPF Developer
11 11 (4.95%) Cloud Developer
11 11 (4.95%) WPF Developer
12 10 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (4.05%) Senior BizTalk Developer
14 8 (3.60%) BizTalk Consultant
15 7 (3.15%) Applications Support
15 7 (3.15%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (42.34%) .NET
2 44 (19.82%) XML
3 43 (19.37%) WCF
4 34 (15.32%) SOAP
5 31 (13.96%) ASP.NET
6 29 (13.06%) Web Services
7 28 (12.61%) Middleware
8 24 (10.81%) HTML
8 24 (10.81%) XSLT
9 22 (9.91%) REST
10 17 (7.66%) CSS
10 17 (7.66%) WPF
11 16 (7.21%) .NET Framework
12 12 (5.41%) AngularJS
12 12 (5.41%) JSON
13 11 (4.95%) DHTML
14 9 (4.05%) JSP
14 9 (4.05%) Spring
15 8 (3.60%) Servlets
16 7 (3.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.26%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.95%) Fixed Income
4 8 (3.60%) User Experience
5 7 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.70%) Clustering
7 5 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.80%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.90%) PKI
9 2 (0.90%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.51%) Windows
2 15 (6.76%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.50%) Linux
4 8 (3.60%) Unix
5 6 (2.70%) AIX
6 5 (2.25%) HPUX
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.90%) Solaris
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.45%) SUSE
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.27%) CRM
2 43 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (13.96%) Scrum
4 25 (11.26%) B2B
4 25 (11.26%) Test Automation
5 22 (9.91%) SOA
6 21 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (8.56%) TDD
8 17 (7.66%) Translating Business Requirements
9 16 (7.21%) MVC
9 16 (7.21%) OO
10 15 (6.76%) EAI
10 15 (6.76%) Migration
11 14 (6.31%) Workflow
12 13 (5.86%) OOP
12 13 (5.86%) Web Development
13 12 (5.41%) MVVM
13 12 (5.41%) Project Management
14 11 (4.95%) BDD
14 11 (4.95%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (39.64%) C#
2 84 (37.84%) SQL
3 28 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.66%) PowerShell
5 14 (6.31%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.86%) VB.NET
7 12 (5.41%) Java
8 3 (1.35%) C++
8 3 (1.35%) Delphi
9 2 (0.90%) PHP
9 2 (0.90%) Python
9 2 (0.90%) X++
10 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.25%) Degree
3 5 (2.25%) ISEB
4 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.90%) MAPM
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.90%) PMP
6 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.15%) SLA
2 4 (1.80%) QA
3 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.45%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (5.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.80%) Docker
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.90%) KVM
5 2 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.80%) Puppet
2 3 (1.35%) SCOM
2 3 (1.35%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.90%) OpenView
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.45%) Salt
4 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 98 (44.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.06%) Oracle
3 19 (8.56%) SAP
4 14 (6.31%) IBM
5 11 (4.95%) Charles River
5 11 (4.95%) SimCorp
6 10 (4.50%) Cisco
6 10 (4.50%) MuleSoft
7 9 (4.05%) VMware
8 8 (3.60%) Dell
8 8 (3.60%) Informatica
8 8 (3.60%) SnapLogic
9 7 (3.15%) Capita
9 7 (3.15%) Intapp
10 6 (2.70%) Citrix
11 5 (2.25%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.25%) HP
11 5 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.25%) Veritas
12 4 (1.80%) TIBCO