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 28 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 86 97
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 9 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.68% 0.89% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.21% 6.02% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Median daily rate £381 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.97% -14.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £357 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £485
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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 214 266 268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.22% 14.88% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 132 136
Median daily rate £375 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% +16.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.75 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.62% +185.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £35.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £190.00 £27.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Manchester

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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
Salford - 2 £338 -
BizTalk Server
North West

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) CRM
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 12 (70.59%) Migration
3 12 (70.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) C++
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Document Management
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (29.41%) Replication
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) DBS Check
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) CRM Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (29.41%) DBA
4 5 (29.41%) SQL DBA
5 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SOA Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) EDI
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) CRM
2 12 (70.59%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Document Management
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) High Availability
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) SOLID
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C++
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) DBS Check
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) ForgeRock
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore