The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 29 March 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 57 60
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.15% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.22% 1.11% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -5.51% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 90 90 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 15.33% 13.10% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 77
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.76% -12.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Hertfordshire

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Hertfordshire

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 2 - -
BizTalk Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) G Suite
2 2 (66.67%) WSO2
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft
1 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
1 2 (66.67%) WSO2
2 1 (33.33%) VMware