Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 252 346 295
Rank change year-on-year +94 -51 -6
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 30 35 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.16% 1.28% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 67
Median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.53% +3.26%
10th Percentile £384 £331 £358
90th Percentile £488 £495 £612
England median daily rate £453 £440 £475
% change year-on-year +2.84% -7.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £26.91 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.16% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.95 £40.25
% change year-on-year +13.08% -23.10% +75.00%

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 1,392 2,729 2,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.39% 17.43% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1,606 1,592
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £473 £475 £455
% change year-on-year -0.53% +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 100 86
Median hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £19.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -18.66% -8.06%
10th Percentile £11.46 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.10 £48.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £21.25 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.27% -1.26% -5.00%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BizTalk Server in the South East.

Daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the South East

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BizTalk Server in the South East over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in the South East

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BizTalk Server in the South East.

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 4 April 2020. 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
Surrey +79 24 £425 - 1
Thames Valley +51 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
West Sussex +34 1 £413 +22.22% 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 20 (66.67%) Azure
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (46.67%) C#
4 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 13 (43.33%) .NET
6 12 (40.00%) Scrum
6 12 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (40.00%) Story Points
7 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
7 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (36.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (36.67%) XSLT
8 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 5 (16.67%) Serverless
9 5 (16.67%) Azure Functions
10 4 (13.33%) API Development
10 4 (13.33%) SQL
11 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 2 (6.67%) Selenium
12 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
12 2 (6.67%) System Testing
12 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
12 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
12 2 (6.67%) CRM
13 1 (3.33%) Cognos
13 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project

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 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (66.67%) Azure
2 5 (16.67%) Azure Functions
2 5 (16.67%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
1 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Azure Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Tester
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (36.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (36.67%) XSLT
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
2 12 (40.00%) Story Points
3 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.33%) API Development
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Content Management
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Strategic Roadmap
7 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Cognos
1 1 (3.33%) ForgeRock
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (3.33%) Thunderhead