Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 197 197
Rank change year-on-year +24 0 -23
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 8 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.38% 0.093%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.44% 2.74% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 5
North West median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £475 £413 £282
90th Percentile £550 £538 £560
England median daily rate £475 £440 £475
% change year-on-year +7.95% -7.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £30.95 -

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 554 803 795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.00% 13.99% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 521 517
North West median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £181 £165 £231
90th Percentile £588 £625 £600
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 37
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 £14.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +194.12% +17.57% -3.60%
10th Percentile £16.89 £12.83 £10.80
90th Percentile £56.63 £39.09 £51.40
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.82 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.42% +4.33% -5.00%

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 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 21 February 2020. 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 +27 8 £500 - 2
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Azure
2 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (50.00%) PaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 4 (50.00%) Architectural Design
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Northgate
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Architectural Design
1 4 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 4 (50.00%) Microservices
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Northgate