The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Server
England / South East
Rank 214 226 151
Rank change year-on-year +12 -75  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 27 42 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.46% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.07% 2.58% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 74
Median daily rate £438 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £538 £535
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1303 1630 1668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.59% 17.72% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 1058 935
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 73
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £52.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the South East

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in the South East

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in the South East

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +24 11 £438 -7.89% 1
Surrey +9 6 £375 -6.25% 7
Buckinghamshire -13 3 - -
Hampshire +10 2 £382 -21.18% 2
West Sussex +1 2 £500 -
Oxfordshire -14 1 £500 +25.00% 1
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 48 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 40 (48.78%) C#
3 36 (43.90%) .NET
4 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 31 (37.80%) SQL
6 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (28.05%) Finance
8 21 (25.61%) Oracle
9 19 (23.17%) CRM
10 18 (21.95%) Windows
10 18 (21.95%) IIS
11 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
11 16 (19.51%) Dynamics CRM
11 16 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (18.29%) Windows Server
13 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
13 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
14 12 (14.63%) T-SQL
14 12 (14.63%) ITIL
14 12 (14.63%) .NET Framework
15 11 (13.41%) Dynamics AX
15 11 (13.41%) Middleware
16 10 (12.20%) WCF
16 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
17 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
17 9 (10.98%) WebSphere
17 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
17 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
17 9 (10.98%) zOS

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (21.95%) IIS
2 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.98%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.66%) Commerce Server
4 3 (3.66%) Confluence
4 3 (3.66%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.66%) JBoss
4 3 (3.66%) LiveCycle
4 3 (3.66%) SAS
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.22%) CICS
6 1 (1.22%) Commerce Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (13.41%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (8.54%) Staffware
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) LDAP
2 5 (6.10%) Firewall
3 2 (2.44%) ATM
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) SAN
3 2 (2.44%) SSL
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.32%) DB2
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.44%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.44%) QlikView
7 1 (1.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.32%) MSBuild
4 4 (4.88%) JIRA
5 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.66%) SonarQube
5 3 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.44%) Selenium
7 1 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.22%) XMLSpy
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Developer
2 21 (25.61%) BizTalk Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Architect
4 9 (10.98%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Senior Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior SharePoint Architect
7 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Architect
7 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Deployment Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Middleware Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Tester
9 3 (3.66%) Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Process Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.90%) .NET
2 12 (14.63%) .NET Framework
3 11 (13.41%) Middleware
4 10 (12.20%) WCF
5 8 (9.76%) XML
6 7 (8.54%) SOAP
7 5 (6.10%) XSLT
8 4 (4.88%) ADO.NET
8 4 (4.88%) Web Services
9 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.66%) EDI
9 3 (3.66%) Java EE
9 3 (3.66%) LINQ
9 3 (3.66%) RESTful
9 3 (3.66%) SAP PI
9 3 (3.66%) WinForms
10 2 (2.44%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.22%) ISPF
11 1 (1.22%) JSON
11 1 (1.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) SCADA
4 2 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (1.22%) AS400
5 1 (1.22%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Windows
2 15 (18.29%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.98%) zOS
4 5 (6.10%) Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Unix
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) Solaris
7 1 (1.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.17%) CRM
3 12 (14.63%) ITIL
4 8 (9.76%) Service Management
5 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
5 7 (8.54%) MVC
5 7 (8.54%) Scrum
5 7 (8.54%) SDLC
5 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.32%) Project Management
6 6 (7.32%) System Testing
7 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.88%) SOA
9 3 (3.66%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.66%) EAI
9 3 (3.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) C#
2 31 (37.80%) SQL
3 12 (14.63%) T-SQL
4 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.76%) Java
6 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.22%) COBOL
8 1 (1.22%) JCL
8 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) Degree
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.88%) ISEB
6 3 (3.66%) APMG
6 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) GDPR
2 2 (2.44%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (1.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (7.32%) Puppet
2 2 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.61%) Oracle
3 7 (8.54%) ILOG
4 6 (7.32%) AppDynamics
4 6 (7.32%) SAP
5 5 (6.10%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.88%) VMware
7 3 (3.66%) Adobe
8 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.44%) Citrix
8 2 (2.44%) Cognos
8 2 (2.44%) Dell
8 2 (2.44%) F5
8 2 (2.44%) Guidewire
8 2 (2.44%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.44%) Pega
9 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.22%) Temenos