The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Server
UK / Scotland
Rank - 126 122
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 0 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.31% 0.072%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.64% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £419 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.81%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 264 487 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.43% 18.87% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 293 229
Median daily rate £358 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +0.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £265 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -31.18%  
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Scotland

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Scotland

BizTalk Server
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft