Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 422 367
Rank change year-on-year -188 -55 -10
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 249 521 659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.54% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.57% 2.88% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 372 485
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.03%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £600
UK median daily rate £435 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -2.25% +4.71% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -48.24%
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -48.24%

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 15817 18075 18417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.68% 18.58% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10482 11792 11709
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 447 550
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.05 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -60 108 £475 +5.56% 12
South East -53 65 £425 -1.45% 4
North of England -19 31 £400 -5.88% 2
Midlands -19 19 £425 -10.53% 6
North West -2 17 £400 -11.11% 2
East of England -41 17 £333 -4.79%
West Midlands -10 11 £469 +4.17% 3
North East +54 10 £400 +23.46%
East Midlands +1 8 £345 -34.29% 3
South West -41 6 £435 -1.69%
Yorkshire -13 4 £350 -22.22%
BizTalk Server
UK

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

1 130 (52.21%) Microsoft
2 114 (45.78%) .NET
3 100 (40.16%) SQL Server
4 85 (34.14%) SQL
4 85 (34.14%) C#
5 62 (24.90%) Windows
6 56 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (22.09%) SharePoint
8 53 (21.29%) CRM
9 44 (17.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 41 (16.47%) WCF
11 38 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 36 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (14.46%) XML
13 35 (14.06%) Web Services
14 34 (13.65%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (13.65%) PowerShell
15 33 (13.25%) Visual Studio
16 32 (12.85%) SOAP
16 32 (12.85%) Microsoft Office
17 30 (12.05%) Oracle
17 30 (12.05%) Workflow
18 26 (10.44%) ITIL
19 25 (10.04%) JavaScript
19 25 (10.04%) SOA
19 25 (10.04%) Finance
19 25 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (10.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 25 (10.04%) Windows Server
20 24 (9.64%) IIS

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 55 (22.09%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.64%) IIS
3 16 (6.43%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (5.62%) Apache
5 13 (5.22%) CMS
5 13 (5.22%) JBoss
5 13 (5.22%) MQSeries
5 13 (5.22%) MS Exchange
5 13 (5.22%) Tomcat
6 12 (4.82%) OpenStack
6 12 (4.82%) Skype for Business
7 11 (4.42%) iPlanet
7 11 (4.42%) Oracle Application Server
7 11 (4.42%) WebLogic
7 11 (4.42%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 32 (12.85%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (7.63%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (4.82%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (17.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (7.63%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (4.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (4.42%) SimCorp Dimension
5 8 (3.21%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.80%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.83%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (5.22%) Office 365
4 9 (3.61%) Yammer
5 6 (2.41%) GitHub
6 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.61%) IaaS
6 4 (1.61%) PaaS
6 4 (1.61%) SaaS
7 3 (1.20%) Slack
8 2 (0.80%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.80%) Boomi
9 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.40%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.83%) SAN
2 16 (6.43%) NAS
3 13 (5.22%) Firewall
3 13 (5.22%) LDAP
3 13 (5.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.02%) DNS
5 8 (3.21%) WAN
6 6 (2.41%) FCoE
6 6 (2.41%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.01%) Internet
8 4 (1.61%) DHCP
8 4 (1.61%) HTTP
8 4 (1.61%) Skype
9 3 (1.20%) Intranet
9 3 (1.20%) SMTP
9 3 (1.20%) VLAN
10 2 (0.80%) LAN
11 1 (0.40%) FTP
11 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (40.16%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (10.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (5.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.41%) Power BI
9 5 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.20%) MySQL
12 2 (0.80%) HDInsight
12 2 (0.80%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.80%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 36 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (13.25%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.22%) MorphX
4 11 (4.42%) MSBuild
5 9 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (3.61%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.21%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.21%) JIRA
7 6 (2.41%) NuGet
7 6 (2.41%) Selenium
8 5 (2.01%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.61%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.20%) Ant
10 3 (1.20%) Gradle
10 3 (1.20%) gulp
10 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.20%) Maven
11 2 (0.80%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.80%) XMLSpy
General
1 25 (10.04%) Finance
2 15 (6.02%) Advertising
2 15 (6.02%) Banking
3 9 (3.61%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.41%) General Ledger
4 6 (2.41%) Legal
5 4 (1.61%) Publishing
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (42.57%) Developer
2 46 (18.47%) BizTalk Developer
3 35 (14.06%) Architect
4 33 (13.25%) Consultant
5 28 (11.24%) C# Developer
6 27 (10.84%) .NET Developer
7 16 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (5.62%) Analyst
9 12 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.82%) C# WCF Developer
9 12 (4.82%) WCF Developer
10 11 (4.42%) C# WPF Developer
10 11 (4.42%) WPF Developer
11 10 (4.02%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.61%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.61%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.61%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.21%) BizTalk Consultant
13 8 (3.21%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.21%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (45.78%) .NET
2 41 (16.47%) WCF
3 36 (14.46%) XML
4 35 (14.06%) Web Services
5 32 (12.85%) SOAP
6 23 (9.24%) ASP.NET
7 22 (8.84%) AngularJS
7 22 (8.84%) REST
8 21 (8.43%) Middleware
9 18 (7.23%) HTML
10 17 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (6.02%) WPF
12 14 (5.62%) J2EE
12 14 (5.62%) JSON
13 12 (4.82%) .NET Framework
14 11 (4.42%) CSS
14 11 (4.42%) XSLT
15 9 (3.61%) JSP
15 9 (3.61%) Spring
16 8 (3.21%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.83%) Clustering
3 13 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.42%) Fixed Income
4 11 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.41%) Grid Computing
6 6 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.01%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.61%) Replication
9 3 (1.20%) User Experience
10 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.80%) iPad
10 2 (0.80%) PKI
11 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.90%) Windows
2 25 (10.04%) Windows Server
3 22 (8.84%) Linux
4 17 (6.83%) Unix
5 16 (6.43%) AIX
6 15 (6.02%) HPUX
7 12 (4.82%) Solaris
8 11 (4.42%) SUSE
9 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.29%) CRM
3 34 (13.65%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (12.05%) Workflow
5 26 (10.44%) ITIL
6 25 (10.04%) SOA
7 23 (9.24%) MVC
8 22 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (7.63%) DevOps
10 18 (7.23%) Migration
11 16 (6.43%) Data Management
11 16 (6.43%) Waterfall
12 15 (6.02%) Scrum
13 14 (5.62%) Data Modelling
13 14 (5.62%) ERP
13 14 (5.62%) High Availability
13 14 (5.62%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.22%) Load Balancing
14 13 (5.22%) MVVM
14 13 (5.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 85 (34.14%) C#
1 85 (34.14%) SQL
2 34 (13.65%) PowerShell
3 25 (10.04%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.02%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.62%) Java
6 13 (5.22%) X++
7 10 (4.02%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.41%) C-shell
8 6 (2.41%) Korn
8 6 (2.41%) Perl
8 6 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.61%) PHP
10 3 (1.20%) C++
10 3 (1.20%) Delphi
11 2 (0.80%) VBA
11 2 (0.80%) XAML
12 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (9.24%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (8.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.21%) Degree
4 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.80%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) MAPM
5 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.01%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) PMO
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (4.82%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.82%) KVM
4 12 (4.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (2.41%) Samba
6 4 (1.61%) Docker
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.82%) OpenView
2 10 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.02%) Puppet
3 7 (2.81%) Ansible
4 4 (1.61%) Terraform
5 3 (1.20%) SCOM
6 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 130 (52.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.05%) Oracle
3 20 (8.03%) SAP
4 19 (7.63%) VMware
5 17 (6.83%) Cisco
6 14 (5.62%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.82%) Cognos
7 12 (4.82%) HP
7 12 (4.82%) IBM
7 12 (4.82%) Opsware
7 12 (4.82%) PlateSpin
7 12 (4.82%) Sun
7 12 (4.82%) Veritas
8 11 (4.42%) Charles River
8 11 (4.42%) F5
8 11 (4.42%) SimCorp
9 9 (3.61%) Sitecore
9 9 (3.61%) TIBCO
10 6 (2.41%) Borland
10 6 (2.41%) ServiceNow