Period
to 25 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 25 June 2019 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 > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 206 174
Rank change year-on-year +26 -32 +23
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 17 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.17% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.47% 1.15% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 18
North West median daily rate £500 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £369 £406 £313
90th Percentile £525 £588 £506
England median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.07 £40.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.34% +66.67% +4.35%

BizTalk Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 689 867 825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.33% 14.67% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 557 518
North West median daily rate £428 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +7.38% -3.25%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £583 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 45
North West median hourly rate £16.75 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.29% +28.13% -21.74%
10th Percentile £12.38 £11.66 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £53.20 £33.00
England median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year -3.75% +1.73% -1.70%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in the North West

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the North West

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in the North West over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in the North West

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in the North West

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 25 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 8 £500 - 1
Lancashire - 6 £388 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 £500 - 1
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) C#
3 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
3 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
4 8 (47.06%) Microservices
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) CRM
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) SOAP
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (35.29%) System Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Docker
6 6 (35.29%) DevOps
6 6 (35.29%) .NET Core
7 5 (29.41%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (29.41%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (29.41%) gulp
7 5 (29.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 5 (29.41%) Refactoring

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
3 5 (29.41%) gulp
3 5 (29.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) BizTalk Developer
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) CRM Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Core
3 6 (35.29%) SOAP
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.88%) EDI
6 1 (5.88%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) Microservices
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) CRM
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) System Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Refactoring
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) Architectural Design
7 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Content Management
7 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle