The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England / North East
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 150 171 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.80% 19.61% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 107 49
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £14.75
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the North East

BizTalk Server
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (60.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Development Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central