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 22 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 377 309
Rank change year-on-year -11 -68  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 28 54 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.25% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 1.34% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 48 82
Median daily rate £450 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.09% +7.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £389 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £518 £525
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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3549 4022 4372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.12% 18.53% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2495 2911 2912
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 103
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.53% -9.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £26.38 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 0 5 £425 +6.25% 1
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 77 (67.54%) Microsoft
2 63 (55.26%) CRM
3 60 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 53 (46.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 52 (45.61%) Windows
6 50 (43.86%) .NET
7 48 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 47 (41.23%) C#
9 43 (37.72%) Web Services
9 43 (37.72%) SharePoint
10 41 (35.96%) IIS
11 40 (35.09%) Finance
12 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (30.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 35 (30.70%) ERP
14 34 (29.82%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (28.07%) Dynamics AX
15 32 (28.07%) WCF
16 30 (26.32%) Scrum
17 29 (25.44%) SAP
18 28 (24.56%) Waterfall
19 26 (22.81%) SQL
19 26 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
19 26 (22.81%) TDD
19 26 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (21.93%) IaaS
21 24 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
22 23 (20.18%) JIRA
22 23 (20.18%) Salesforce.com
23 22 (19.30%) Oracle

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 43 (37.72%) SharePoint
2 41 (35.96%) IIS
3 15 (13.16%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.02%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.14%) CMS
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.63%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.75%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.88%) Drupal
10 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 53 (46.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (28.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.75%) Maximo
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.88%) SAP CAR
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 48 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (21.93%) IaaS
3 22 (19.30%) PaaS
4 20 (17.54%) Office 365
5 12 (10.53%) Yammer
6 7 (6.14%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (4.39%) iPaaS
8 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (3.51%) Boomi
9 3 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.63%) GitHub
10 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.88%) SaaS
10 1 (0.88%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Firewall
2 4 (3.51%) FTP
2 4 (3.51%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.51%) Internet
2 4 (3.51%) X.509
3 3 (2.63%) Skype
3 3 (2.63%) WAN
4 2 (1.75%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) SMTP
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 35 (30.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.02%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.75%) MySQL
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.88%) Power BI
9 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (20.18%) JIRA
3 11 (9.65%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.63%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.63%) NuGet
4 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.88%) MorphX
6 1 (0.88%) MSTest
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 40 (35.09%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Advertising
4 3 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (35.09%) Developer
2 27 (23.68%) Architect
3 23 (20.18%) Consultant
3 23 (20.18%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Developer
5 13 (11.40%) CRM Consultant
5 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Consultant
6 12 (10.53%) Technical Architect
7 11 (9.65%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 10 (8.77%) CRM Architect
8 10 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM Architect
8 10 (8.77%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 10 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (7.89%) .NET Developer
9 9 (7.89%) BizTalk Developer
9 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
10 8 (7.02%) Integration Consultant
11 7 (6.14%) Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) CRM Technical Consultant
11 7 (6.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (43.86%) .NET
2 43 (37.72%) Web Services
3 32 (28.07%) WCF
4 17 (14.91%) COM
5 13 (11.40%) XML
6 11 (9.65%) REST
6 11 (9.65%) SOAP
7 8 (7.02%) Middleware
8 4 (3.51%) JDBC
8 4 (3.51%) JMS
8 4 (3.51%) XML Messaging
8 4 (3.51%) XSD
9 3 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.75%) HTML
10 2 (1.75%) SAP PI
11 1 (0.88%) HTML5
11 1 (0.88%) WF
11 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.63%) Life Science
4 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (45.61%) Windows
2 12 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.26%) Unix
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.26%) CRM
2 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.70%) ERP
4 34 (29.82%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (26.32%) Scrum
6 28 (24.56%) Waterfall
7 26 (22.81%) TDD
8 22 (19.30%) Logistics
9 21 (18.42%) TOGAF
10 17 (14.91%) SOA
11 15 (13.16%) Project Management
12 14 (12.28%) SDLC
13 13 (11.40%) Data Management
13 13 (11.40%) Document Management
14 12 (10.53%) Business Analysis
14 12 (10.53%) Case Management
14 12 (10.53%) IT Strategy
15 11 (9.65%) Presales
16 9 (7.89%) ITIL
17 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.23%) C#
2 26 (22.81%) SQL
3 8 (7.02%) Java
4 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.75%) X++
7 1 (0.88%) ABAP
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) Tcl
7 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) MAPM
1 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
1 4 (3.51%) PMP
2 3 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.75%) MCSD
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SEPA
2 4 (3.51%) HL7
3 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.63%) ISA Server
2 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Ansible
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.63%) Puppet
1 3 (2.63%) SCOM
1 3 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 77 (67.54%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.44%) SAP
3 23 (20.18%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (19.30%) Oracle
5 11 (9.65%) Infor
6 8 (7.02%) IBM
7 4 (3.51%) Apigee
7 4 (3.51%) CA
7 4 (3.51%) Dell
7 4 (3.51%) Informatica
7 4 (3.51%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.51%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.51%) SnapLogic
8 3 (2.63%) VMware
9 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.88%) Cerner
10 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.88%) McKesson
10 1 (0.88%) MEDITECH
10 1 (0.88%) Sage