The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 30 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 92 86
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.099% 0.21% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 1.20% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -5.57% +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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 173 251 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.04% 17.44% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 159 153
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £548 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Leeds

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leeds region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft