The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 75 43
Rank change year-on-year +21 -32  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 5 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.59% 3.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.72% 3.28% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 25
Median daily rate £388 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £580 £500
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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 106 183 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.33% 18.14% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 113 114
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £53.75 £9.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +497.22% -73.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Reading

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in Reading over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in Reading

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Reading

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) CRM
3 12 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) System Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
8 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) JBoss
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.64%) Firewall
9 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (13.64%) Defect Management
9 3 (13.64%) Java EE
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
10 2 (9.09%) Presales

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (13.64%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (45.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Environment Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Test Environment Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Developer
4 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (4.55%) EDI Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) Java EE
3 2 (9.09%) EDI
3 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 2 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
2 5 (22.73%) System Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.64%) Defect Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Business Development
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Presales
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.55%) Temenos