Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 621 511 515
Rank change year-on-year -110 +4 -181
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 230 296 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.51% 2.05% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 223 263
England median daily rate £455 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £313
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +7.06% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
England median hourly rate £40.25 £23.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -37.84% +68.18%
10th Percentile £37.50 £23.00 £19.65
90th Percentile £42.75 £23.00 £53.95
UK median hourly rate £40.25 £23.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% -37.84% +37.04%

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 15,224 14,419 16,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.41% 17.26% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,194 9,363 11,104
England median daily rate £455 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.90% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 323 410
England median hourly rate £19.28 £19.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% -1.88% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.63 £51.10 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -108 73 £450 - 10
South East +6 72 £475 +2.70% 16
Midlands +13 50 £500 +17.65% 5
West Midlands +5 49 £500 +17.65% 5
North of England -32 22 £450 +20.00% 8
South West +8 11 £500 +14.29% 3
Yorkshire -11 11 £410 +7.54% 2
North West -32 11 £500 +33.33% 6
East of England -39 4 - - 5
East Midlands -6 1 £725 +52.63%
BizTalk Server
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 102 (44.35%) C#
1 102 (44.35%) .NET
2 88 (38.26%) Microsoft
3 86 (37.39%) SQL Server
4 68 (29.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 67 (29.13%) SQL
6 64 (27.83%) Finance
7 58 (25.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 50 (21.74%) XML
9 49 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (20.00%) Oracle
11 44 (19.13%) SharePoint
12 42 (18.26%) CRM
13 39 (16.96%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (16.09%) WCF
15 35 (15.22%) Windows
15 35 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
16 33 (14.35%) XSLT
17 32 (13.91%) SOAP
17 32 (13.91%) B2B
17 32 (13.91%) .NET Framework
18 31 (13.48%) Web Services
19 30 (13.04%) Scrum
20 29 (12.61%) Test Automation
21 28 (12.17%) Middleware
22 26 (11.30%) Visual Studio
23 25 (10.87%) ASP.NET
23 25 (10.87%) Relational Database
24 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
24 24 (10.43%) Jenkins

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 44 (19.13%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.39%) IIS
3 16 (6.96%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.04%) Mule
4 7 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (3.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.17%) Apache
5 5 (2.17%) Confluence
5 5 (2.17%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.74%) CMS
6 4 (1.74%) JBoss
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.87%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.87%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.87%) nginx
9 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 19 (8.26%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (3.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.87%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.87%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.87%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 68 (29.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.09%) Office 365
3 13 (5.65%) PaaS
4 12 (5.22%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (4.78%) IaaS
5 11 (4.78%) SaaS
6 8 (3.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (2.61%) Boomi
9 4 (1.74%) Google Play
9 4 (1.74%) iPaaS
10 3 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.87%) GitHub
11 2 (0.87%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.22%) SAN
2 7 (3.04%) Internet
3 6 (2.61%) Firewall
4 5 (2.17%) FTP
4 5 (2.17%) HTTP
4 5 (2.17%) Skype
4 5 (2.17%) SMTP
4 5 (2.17%) Wireless
5 4 (1.74%) DNS
5 4 (1.74%) NAS
6 3 (1.30%) LAN
6 3 (1.30%) WAN
7 2 (0.87%) DHCP
7 2 (0.87%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.87%) SSL
8 1 (0.43%) SMS
8 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (37.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.26%) RDBMS
4 17 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (7.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (3.04%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (3.04%) DB2
10 7 (3.04%) Power BI
11 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.17%) Data Mining
12 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.30%) Big Data
13 3 (1.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 3 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (25.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (11.30%) Visual Studio
3 24 (10.43%) Jenkins
4 19 (8.26%) ReSharper
4 19 (8.26%) SonarQube
5 9 (3.91%) Selenium
5 9 (3.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.61%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.61%) JIRA
7 5 (2.17%) GitLab
8 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.30%) StarTeam
General
1 64 (27.83%) Finance
2 7 (3.04%) Banking
3 6 (2.61%) Advertising
3 6 (2.61%) Retail
4 5 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.74%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) Local Government
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (44.35%) Developer
2 71 (30.87%) BizTalk Developer
3 40 (17.39%) Architect
4 35 (15.22%) Analyst
5 26 (11.30%) Senior Developer
6 23 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 22 (9.57%) Integration Developer
8 20 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (8.26%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 17 (7.39%) Cloud Developer
11 16 (6.96%) Consultant
12 15 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (6.09%) Azure Developer
14 13 (5.65%) BizTalk Integration Developer
15 12 (5.22%) Azure Architect
16 11 (4.78%) Project Manager
17 10 (4.35%) Test Analyst
18 9 (3.91%) Support Analyst
19 8 (3.48%) BizTalk Consultant
19 8 (3.48%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (44.35%) .NET
2 50 (21.74%) XML
3 37 (16.09%) WCF
4 33 (14.35%) XSLT
5 32 (13.91%) .NET Framework
5 32 (13.91%) SOAP
6 31 (13.48%) Web Services
7 28 (12.17%) Middleware
8 25 (10.87%) ASP.NET
9 17 (7.39%) REST
10 14 (6.09%) HTML
11 12 (5.22%) CSS
12 9 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (3.91%) jQuery
12 9 (3.91%) XSD
13 8 (3.48%) DHTML
13 8 (3.48%) JSON
14 7 (3.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
15 5 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.96%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.22%) User Experience
4 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.30%) Clustering
7 3 (1.30%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) DataPower
8 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.87%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Robotics
9 1 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.22%) Windows
2 17 (7.39%) Windows Server
3 15 (6.52%) Linux
4 9 (3.91%) Unix
5 5 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.17%) Solaris
5 5 (2.17%) zOS
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.87%) Android
7 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.87%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.43%) AIX
8 1 (0.43%) HPUX
8 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (18.26%) CRM
3 32 (13.91%) B2B
4 30 (13.04%) Scrum
5 29 (12.61%) Test Automation
6 24 (10.43%) TDD
7 23 (10.00%) OO
7 23 (10.00%) SOA
8 22 (9.57%) User Stories
9 20 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (8.26%) BDD
10 19 (8.26%) OOP
11 18 (7.83%) EAI
12 15 (6.52%) Migration
12 15 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
13 14 (6.09%) IT Strategy
13 14 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (5.22%) ERP
15 11 (4.78%) MVC
15 11 (4.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (44.35%) C#
2 67 (29.13%) SQL
3 22 (9.57%) VB.NET
4 21 (9.13%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.65%) Java
6 7 (3.04%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.04%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.17%) C++
8 2 (0.87%) PHP
8 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.87%) X++
8 2 (0.87%) XPath
9 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.43%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) Scala
9 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.91%) ISEB
4 3 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.30%) PMP
5 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.87%) Degree
5 2 (0.87%) MAPM
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) QA
2 6 (2.61%) SLA
3 4 (1.74%) PMO
4 3 (1.30%) GDPR
5 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.87%) Docker
3 2 (0.87%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.87%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.87%) SCOM
2 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Nagios
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (38.26%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.00%) Oracle
3 16 (6.96%) SAP
4 13 (5.65%) IBM
4 13 (5.65%) MuleSoft
5 10 (4.35%) Google
5 10 (4.35%) VMware
6 8 (3.48%) Capita
7 6 (2.61%) Cisco
7 6 (2.61%) Dell
7 6 (2.61%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.61%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.17%) Citrix
8 5 (2.17%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.74%) HP
9 4 (1.74%) Informatica
9 4 (1.74%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.74%) SnapLogic
9 4 (1.74%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.30%) CheckPoint