The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 94 85
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.56% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 3.79% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Median daily rate £350 £425 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -16.66%  
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 £23.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +8.69% -7.07%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 201 264 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.37% 14.77% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 157 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +89.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Manchester

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in Manchester

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (53.85%) CRM
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) C++
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) CRM Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (23.08%) DBA
3 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) CRM
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Document Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SEPA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle