The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 387 335
Rank change year-on-year +59 -52  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 80 52 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.15% 1.37% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 52
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £500
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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3718 3809 3755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.01% 16.97% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2583 2637 2472
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 94
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +11.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.80 £51.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in London

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in London

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in London

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London +15 25 £360 -26.53% 1
BizTalk Server
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 London region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 105 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 92 (58.97%) SQL Server
3 81 (51.92%) CRM
4 76 (48.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 70 (44.87%) .NET
5 70 (44.87%) Windows
6 68 (43.59%) C#
7 65 (41.67%) SharePoint
8 62 (39.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 53 (33.97%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (33.33%) Web Services
10 52 (33.33%) Finance
11 51 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (31.41%) IIS
12 49 (31.41%) MS Excel
13 47 (30.13%) SQL
14 46 (29.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 45 (28.85%) Dynamics AX
15 45 (28.85%) SAP
16 41 (26.28%) WCF
17 40 (25.64%) Scrum
17 40 (25.64%) Oracle
18 38 (24.36%) ERP
19 37 (23.72%) Salesforce.com
20 36 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
21 35 (22.44%) Waterfall
21 35 (22.44%) TDD
22 34 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
23 33 (21.15%) Office 365
23 33 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 65 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 49 (31.41%) IIS
3 27 (17.31%) Skype for Business
4 10 (6.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (6.41%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.85%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.28%) JBoss
7 2 (1.28%) Mule
7 2 (1.28%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.64%) Apache
8 1 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.64%) CMS
8 1 (0.64%) Drupal
8 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (31.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 76 (48.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (28.85%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.28%) Maximo
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.28%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.64%) SAP CAR
4 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.64%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 62 (39.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (21.15%) Office 365
3 30 (19.23%) IaaS
4 27 (17.31%) PaaS
5 24 (15.38%) Yammer
6 5 (3.21%) iPaaS
7 4 (2.56%) Boomi
8 3 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) Firewall
2 8 (5.13%) HTTP
3 7 (4.49%) Internet
4 6 (3.85%) HTTPS
4 6 (3.85%) X.509
5 5 (3.21%) SMTP
6 4 (2.56%) FTP
7 3 (1.92%) Skype
7 3 (1.92%) WAN
8 2 (1.28%) DNS
9 1 (0.64%) DHCP
9 1 (0.64%) SSL
9 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 46 (29.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.56%) Power BI
8 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.28%) Redis
10 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.64%) Informix
Development Applications
1 36 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (17.31%) JIRA
3 20 (12.82%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.64%) MorphX
5 1 (0.64%) MSTest
5 1 (0.64%) NUnit
5 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.64%) Toad
General
1 52 (33.33%) Finance
2 28 (17.95%) Retail
3 10 (6.41%) Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (32.05%) Developer
2 44 (28.21%) Architect
3 37 (23.72%) Consultant
4 27 (17.31%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 27 (17.31%) Microsoft Developer
5 23 (14.74%) Microsoft Consultant
6 22 (14.10%) CRM Consultant
7 18 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 18 (11.54%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 18 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (10.26%) Integration Consultant
8 16 (10.26%) Technical Architect
9 15 (9.62%) CRM Architect
9 15 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM Architect
10 13 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
11 10 (6.41%) CRM Solutions Architect
11 10 (6.41%) Project Manager
12 9 (5.77%) CRM Technical Consultant
12 9 (5.77%) Integration Architect
12 9 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (44.87%) .NET
2 52 (33.33%) Web Services
3 41 (26.28%) WCF
4 31 (19.87%) COM
5 19 (12.18%) XML
6 18 (11.54%) SOAP
7 14 (8.97%) Middleware
8 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET
8 10 (6.41%) REST
9 6 (3.85%) XML Messaging
9 6 (3.85%) XSD
10 5 (3.21%) MSMQ
10 5 (3.21%) WPF
11 4 (2.56%) JDBC
11 4 (2.56%) JMS
11 4 (2.56%) jQuery
11 4 (2.56%) XSL
12 3 (1.92%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.77%) SWIFT
3 5 (3.21%) Life Science
4 3 (1.92%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.87%) Windows
2 13 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.49%) Unix
4 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.28%) Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (51.92%) CRM
2 53 (33.97%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (25.64%) Scrum
5 38 (24.36%) ERP
6 35 (22.44%) TDD
6 35 (22.44%) Waterfall
7 28 (17.95%) Logistics
7 28 (17.95%) TOGAF
8 25 (16.03%) Data Management
8 25 (16.03%) Document Management
9 24 (15.38%) Case Management
10 20 (12.82%) Presales
10 20 (12.82%) SDLC
11 19 (12.18%) SOA
12 17 (10.90%) Business Analysis
13 16 (10.26%) Project Management
14 13 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (8.33%) Integration Testing
14 13 (8.33%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.59%) C#
2 47 (30.13%) SQL
3 14 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.41%) Java
6 4 (2.56%) PHP
7 3 (1.92%) Python
8 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.28%) X++
9 1 (0.64%) ABAP
9 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.85%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) MAPM
2 5 (3.21%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.21%) PMP
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.28%) MCSD
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) HL7
2 7 (4.49%) SEPA
3 3 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.92%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 105 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 45 (28.85%) SAP
3 40 (25.64%) Oracle
4 37 (23.72%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (15.38%) Infor
6 10 (6.41%) IBM
7 5 (3.21%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.56%) Apigee
8 4 (2.56%) CA
8 4 (2.56%) Dell
8 4 (2.56%) Informatica
8 4 (2.56%) SnapLogic
8 4 (2.56%) VMware
9 3 (1.92%) Cerner
9 3 (1.92%) McKesson
9 3 (1.92%) MEDITECH
10 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.64%) Talend
11 1 (0.64%) WSO2