Period
to 23 April 2018

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 6 months to 23 April 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 290 292
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 -68
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 74 66 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.68% 2.63% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 67
South East median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £383 £329 £325
90th Percentile £575 £564 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £40.50 - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £23.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +76.09% -58.18% -

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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,758 2,514 3,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.42% 16.17% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,607 1,422 2,029
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £241
90th Percentile £575 £553 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 82 107
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £19.81 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +11.49% -3.95%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.54
90th Percentile £57.00 £53.43 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.10% +2.50% +6.95%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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
Hampshire +15 30 £475 +21.95% 3
Surrey -20 17 £425 +15.25% 6
Thames Valley -36 17 £598 +22.62% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 7 £488 - 1
Berkshire -31 7 £600 +28.34% 1
West Sussex -2 4 £525 +5.00%
Oxfordshire -9 3 £625 -7.41%
Middlesex - 3 £500 - 1
Kent - 2 £370 -
East Sussex - 1 £350 -
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 50 (67.57%) C#
2 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
3 43 (58.11%) .NET
4 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (37.84%) Oracle
7 26 (35.14%) Finance
8 25 (33.78%) .NET Framework
8 25 (33.78%) TDD
9 24 (32.43%) WCF
10 23 (31.08%) Jenkins
10 23 (31.08%) Scrum
10 23 (31.08%) B2B
11 22 (29.73%) Relational Database
12 21 (28.38%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (28.38%) VB.NET
12 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
13 20 (27.03%) OO
13 20 (27.03%) Test Automation
14 19 (25.68%) BDD
14 19 (25.68%) ReSharper
14 19 (25.68%) OOP
14 19 (25.68%) RDBMS
14 19 (25.68%) SQL
14 19 (25.68%) User Stories
14 19 (25.68%) SonarQube
15 17 (22.97%) SharePoint
16 15 (20.27%) Web Services
17 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring 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 17 (22.97%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.51%) IIS
3 8 (10.81%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.41%) Confluence
5 3 (4.05%) CMS
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.70%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.70%) nginx
6 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.35%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) PaaS
3 3 (4.05%) Google Play
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.70%) GitHub
4 2 (2.70%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.70%) IaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Office 365
4 2 (2.70%) SaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) SAN
2 4 (5.41%) FTP
2 4 (5.41%) HTTP
2 4 (5.41%) SMTP
3 3 (4.05%) Internet
4 2 (2.70%) DNS
4 2 (2.70%) Firewall
4 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 2 (2.70%) Skype
4 2 (2.70%) SSL
4 2 (2.70%) WAN
4 2 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 22 (29.73%) Relational Database
3 19 (25.68%) RDBMS
4 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (5.41%) Data Mining
7 4 (5.41%) DB2
7 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (4.05%) Big Data
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.70%) GIS
9 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.35%) Power BI
10 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (31.08%) Jenkins
3 19 (25.68%) ReSharper
3 19 (25.68%) SonarQube
4 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.76%) JIRA
6 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.41%) GitLab
7 2 (2.70%) StarTeam
7 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (56.76%) Developer
2 30 (40.54%) BizTalk Developer
3 25 (33.78%) Senior Developer
4 19 (25.68%) .NET Developer
5 18 (24.32%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 17 (22.97%) Integration Developer
7 16 (21.62%) Cloud Developer
8 15 (20.27%) Azure Developer
8 15 (20.27%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (16.22%) BizTalk Integration Developer
10 9 (12.16%) Architect
11 8 (10.81%) Analyst
12 6 (8.11%) BizTalk Consultant
12 6 (8.11%) Consultant
13 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
13 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
13 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (5.41%) Agile Developer
14 4 (5.41%) Solutions Analyst
14 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (58.11%) .NET
2 25 (33.78%) .NET Framework
3 24 (32.43%) WCF
4 15 (20.27%) Web Services
5 12 (16.22%) SOAP
5 12 (16.22%) XML
6 8 (10.81%) REST
7 7 (9.46%) JSON
8 6 (8.11%) jQuery
8 6 (8.11%) XSLT
9 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.76%) XSD
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.41%) MSMQ
10 4 (5.41%) Spring
11 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.05%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.05%) HTML
11 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) User Experience
4 4 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Unix
3 4 (5.41%) Solaris
3 4 (5.41%) zOS
4 2 (2.70%) Android
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.78%) TDD
3 23 (31.08%) B2B
3 23 (31.08%) Scrum
4 20 (27.03%) OO
4 20 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 19 (25.68%) BDD
5 19 (25.68%) OOP
5 19 (25.68%) User Stories
6 7 (9.46%) CRM
6 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.11%) Requirements Management
7 6 (8.11%) SOA
8 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.76%) EAI
8 5 (6.76%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (6.76%) Migration
8 5 (6.76%) MVC
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (67.57%) C#
2 21 (28.38%) VB.NET
3 19 (25.68%) SQL
4 9 (12.16%) Java
5 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.70%) C++
7 2 (2.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) ISEB
4 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) PMO
3 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Docker
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Oracle
2 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) SAP
4 5 (6.76%) Google
4 5 (6.76%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) ATG
5 2 (2.70%) Borland
5 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) Dell
5 2 (2.70%) Demandware
5 2 (2.70%) EMC
5 2 (2.70%) HP
5 2 (2.70%) hybris
5 2 (2.70%) Juniper
5 2 (2.70%) NetApp
5 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.70%) Symantec
5 2 (2.70%) Veritas
5 2 (2.70%) VMware