The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 30 April 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 33
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 0 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 1.89% 3.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 8.62% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 13
Median daily rate - £305 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -39.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - -40.62%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 62 58 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 21.53% 21.97% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 72
Median daily rate £513 £305 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.03% -24.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Oxford

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Oxford region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (25.00%) SAP R/3
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) EDIFACT
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (25.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) EDI
2 1 (25.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) SAP