The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 32 35 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 2 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.78% 0.40% 6.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 1.85% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £375 £263 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -35.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% +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 Liverpool with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 55 54 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 21.32% 21.60% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 25
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Liverpool

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Liverpool

BizTalk Server
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

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

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase