The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 47 56
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.47% 1.87% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.44% 11.84% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Median daily rate £425 £300 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +21.95% -17.17%  

BizTalk Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 139 76 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.48% 15.80% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 41 94
Median daily rate £525 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.10% -14.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in Essex

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Essex

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) CRM
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (85.71%) SAP
2 6 (85.71%) COM
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Data Management
2 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (85.71%) Document Management
2 6 (85.71%) Infor
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) Yammer
2 6 (85.71%) Case Management
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (57.14%) Adobe

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (57.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
1 6 (85.71%) Yammer
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) CRM Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) COM
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) CRM
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Case Management
2 6 (85.71%) Data Management
2 6 (85.71%) Document Management
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) B2C
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) BPR
5 1 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Infor
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (85.71%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) CA Agile Central