Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 596 592 459
Rank change year-on-year -4 -133 -140
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 252 244 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.60% 1.63% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 143 341
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £344 £313
90th Percentile £576 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.05% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 6
England median hourly rate £40.25 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £23.98 £25.00 £19.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £25.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £40.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +61.00% +4.17% -3.03%

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 15,707 14,959 18,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.85% 16.93% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,349 9,714 12,331
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.92%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 381 444
England median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.28 £50.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.63 £20.39
% change year-on-year +4.46% -3.75% +1.95%

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 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 August 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
South East +1 74 £475 +15.15% 11
London -45 69 £450 - 10
Midlands -3 39 £445 -1.11% 5
West Midlands -7 38 £440 -2.22% 5
North of England -14 36 £490 +22.50% 8
South West +6 20 £375 -11.76% 4
North West -16 19 £500 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire -3 17 £425 +9.68% 3
East of England -27 13 £550 +41.03% 1
East Midlands -16 1 £725 +100.00%
BizTalk Server
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 103 (40.87%) .NET
2 101 (40.08%) C#
3 93 (36.90%) Microsoft
4 86 (34.13%) SQL Server
5 78 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 73 (28.97%) SQL
7 61 (24.21%) Finance
8 58 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (23.02%) Oracle
8 58 (23.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 56 (22.22%) Windows
10 51 (20.24%) XML
11 38 (15.08%) Middleware
12 37 (14.68%) WCF
13 34 (13.49%) CRM
14 32 (12.70%) SharePoint
14 32 (12.70%) Web Services
15 31 (12.30%) IIS
15 31 (12.30%) Enterprise Software
16 30 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
17 29 (11.51%) Visual Studio
17 29 (11.51%) Java
18 28 (11.11%) Windows Server
19 27 (10.71%) PaaS
20 26 (10.32%) SOAP
20 26 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
21 25 (9.92%) JavaScript
22 24 (9.52%) Scrum
22 24 (9.52%) SaaS
23 23 (9.13%) .NET Framework

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 32 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 31 (12.30%) IIS
3 22 (8.73%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.78%) JBoss
5 7 (2.78%) Mule
5 7 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.38%) CMS
6 6 (2.38%) Confluence
7 5 (1.98%) Apache
7 5 (1.98%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.19%) Anypoint
8 3 (1.19%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.19%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.79%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.79%) nginx
9 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.59%) SAP MII
5 3 (1.19%) NetSuite
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 78 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (10.71%) PaaS
3 24 (9.52%) SaaS
4 21 (8.33%) IaaS
5 17 (6.75%) Boomi
6 15 (5.95%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (3.97%) GitHub
9 8 (3.17%) Azure Data Factory
9 8 (3.17%) Office 365
10 6 (2.38%) iPaaS
11 4 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.59%) Google Play
12 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (1.19%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.19%) Serverless
13 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) SAN
2 9 (3.57%) Internet
3 7 (2.78%) DNS
4 6 (2.38%) Firewall
5 5 (1.98%) DHCP
6 4 (1.59%) FTP
6 4 (1.59%) NAS
7 3 (1.19%) HTTP
7 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.79%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.79%) Skype
8 2 (0.79%) SMTP
8 2 (0.79%) SSL
8 2 (0.79%) Wireless
9 1 (0.40%) SMS
9 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.16%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.37%) MySQL
6 11 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.17%) DB2
7 8 (3.17%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.78%) Big Data
8 7 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (2.78%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.98%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.59%) Power BI
12 3 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.19%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 58 (23.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (11.51%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.17%) ReSharper
5 8 (3.17%) SonarQube
6 7 (2.78%) JIRA
7 6 (2.38%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.38%) GitLab
8 5 (1.98%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (1.98%) Selenium
9 3 (1.19%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.19%) gulp
9 3 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.19%) StarTeam
9 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.79%) MSTest
11 1 (0.40%) NCover
11 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.40%) XMLUnit
General
1 61 (24.21%) Finance
2 14 (5.56%) Banking
3 10 (3.97%) Retail
4 6 (2.38%) Advertising
4 6 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Electronics
6 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (42.06%) Developer
2 64 (25.40%) BizTalk Developer
3 62 (24.60%) Architect
4 26 (10.32%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (9.52%) Analyst
6 20 (7.94%) .NET Developer
7 15 (5.95%) Integration Developer
8 13 (5.16%) Consultant
9 12 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.76%) SQL Developer
10 11 (4.37%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.37%) Azure Architect
10 11 (4.37%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.37%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.97%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 10 (3.97%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.57%) Azure Developer
12 9 (3.57%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.17%) BizTalk Integration Developer
14 7 (2.78%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (40.87%) .NET
2 51 (20.24%) XML
3 38 (15.08%) Middleware
4 37 (14.68%) WCF
5 32 (12.70%) Web Services
6 26 (10.32%) SOAP
7 23 (9.13%) .NET Framework
8 19 (7.54%) XSLT
9 16 (6.35%) ASP.NET
9 16 (6.35%) REST
10 12 (4.76%) jQuery
11 11 (4.37%) XSD
12 10 (3.97%) JSON
13 9 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (3.57%) HTML
14 8 (3.17%) AngularJS
14 8 (3.17%) IBM Integration Bus
14 8 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (2.78%) EDI
15 7 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.30%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.78%) Clustering
4 6 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.38%) User Experience
5 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.59%) NHS
6 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.79%) DataPower
6 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.79%) Replication
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Robotics
7 1 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.22%) Windows
2 28 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 23 (9.13%) Linux
4 12 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.76%) Unix
5 6 (2.38%) Solaris
5 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.38%) zOS
6 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.19%) AIX
7 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.19%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.79%) Android
8 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.79%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.40%) HPUX
9 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (13.49%) CRM
3 26 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (9.52%) Scrum
5 22 (8.73%) SOA
6 20 (7.94%) TDD
7 18 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (6.75%) Migration
8 17 (6.75%) MVC
8 17 (6.75%) Test Automation
9 16 (6.35%) OO
10 15 (5.95%) ERP
10 15 (5.95%) ITIL
11 14 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
12 13 (5.16%) User Stories
13 12 (4.76%) B2B
13 12 (4.76%) DevOps
13 12 (4.76%) IT Strategy
13 12 (4.76%) Microservices
13 12 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 101 (40.08%) C#
2 73 (28.97%) SQL
3 29 (11.51%) Java
4 25 (9.92%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.75%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.16%) C++
6 13 (5.16%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.17%) Python
7 8 (3.17%) Ruby
8 5 (1.98%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.19%) X++
10 3 (1.19%) XPath
11 2 (0.79%) C
11 2 (0.79%) PHP
11 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.79%) VB
12 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.40%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.17%) ISEB
4 3 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.40%) Degree
6 1 (0.40%) MAPM
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.17%) QA
2 6 (2.38%) SLA
3 5 (1.98%) HL7
3 5 (1.98%) PMO
4 4 (1.59%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.98%) XenApp
4 4 (1.59%) Docker
5 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.38%) SCOM
2 5 (1.98%) Ansible
2 5 (1.98%) Nagios
3 4 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.19%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 58 (23.02%) Oracle
3 23 (9.13%) SAP
4 17 (6.75%) Dell
4 17 (6.75%) IBM
4 17 (6.75%) MuleSoft
4 17 (6.75%) TIBCO
5 15 (5.95%) VMware
6 14 (5.56%) Google
7 13 (5.16%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.17%) Apigee
8 8 (3.17%) Capita
9 7 (2.78%) Fiorano
9 7 (2.78%) ForgeRock
9 7 (2.78%) JD Edwards
10 6 (2.38%) Citrix
10 6 (2.38%) HP
11 5 (1.98%) Axway
11 5 (1.98%) Jitterbit
11 5 (1.98%) webMethods