Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 316 274
Rank change year-on-year -9 -42 -28
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 65 47 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.29% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 1.67% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 88
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £400 £353 £303
90th Percentile £575 £522 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.05% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
South East median hourly rate £40.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £37.50 - £20.30
90th Percentile £43.75 - £44.50
England median hourly rate £40.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +61.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 2,851 2,813 3,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.26% 17.24% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,759 1,685 2,020
South East median daily rate £436 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 89 126
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -15.98% +4.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.15 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.02% +2.50% +3.94%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 19 £475 +35.71% 1
Surrey -20 19 £438 +9.38% 1
Thames Valley -8 16 £475 +11.76% 1
West Sussex -1 9 £470 +12.24%
Buckinghamshire +14 8 £475 -
Berkshire -7 7 £481 +13.24%
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 30 (46.15%) C#
1 30 (46.15%) .NET
2 26 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (33.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (32.31%) Finance
5 19 (29.23%) SQL
5 19 (29.23%) Windows
6 18 (27.69%) Oracle
6 18 (27.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
8 16 (24.62%) Linux
8 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (23.08%) IIS
9 15 (23.08%) SharePoint
10 11 (16.92%) Unix
10 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
11 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
11 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 10 (15.38%) WCF
11 10 (15.38%) WebSphere
11 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
11 10 (15.38%) Java
11 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
12 9 (13.85%) SAN
12 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (12.31%) Google
13 8 (12.31%) jQuery
13 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (12.31%) PaaS

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 15 (23.08%) IIS
1 15 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.23%) Confluence
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.08%) Apache
5 2 (3.08%) NetWeaver
5 2 (3.08%) nginx
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.31%) PaaS
3 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.69%) IaaS
4 5 (7.69%) SaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.08%) GitHub
5 2 (3.08%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.54%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) SAN
2 7 (10.77%) Internet
3 3 (4.62%) Firewall
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) FTP
4 2 (3.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.77%) Data Mining
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.23%) DB2
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.08%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.08%) GIS
8 2 (3.08%) MySQL
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.08%) Power BI
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.23%) GitLab
3 6 (9.23%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) ReSharper
4 4 (6.15%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.08%) XMLUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Developer
2 24 (36.92%) BizTalk Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Architect
4 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.31%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Azure Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Junior
7 4 (6.15%) Junior Project Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) .NET
2 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 10 (15.38%) WCF
3 8 (12.31%) jQuery
4 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.77%) EDI
4 7 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (9.23%) Middleware
6 5 (7.69%) Drools
6 5 (7.69%) Web Services
6 5 (7.69%) XML
6 5 (7.69%) XSLT
7 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.62%) REST
8 3 (4.62%) SOAP
9 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET
9 2 (3.08%) CSS
9 2 (3.08%) HTML
9 2 (3.08%) J2EE
9 2 (3.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.23%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
3 11 (16.92%) Unix
4 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.23%) Solaris
6 6 (9.23%) zOS
7 3 (4.62%) AIX
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.08%) Android
8 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.08%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.31%) OO
2 8 (12.31%) Scrum
2 8 (12.31%) TDD
3 7 (10.77%) DevOps
3 7 (10.77%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (10.77%) Release Management
3 7 (10.77%) SOA
4 6 (9.23%) B2B
4 6 (9.23%) Kanban
4 6 (9.23%) Logistics
4 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (9.23%) Process Improvement
4 6 (9.23%) Programme Delivery
4 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (9.23%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.69%) CRM
5 5 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.15%) C#
2 19 (29.23%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) Java
3 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) PMO
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.62%) XenApp
3 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Ansible
1 5 (7.69%) Nagios
1 5 (7.69%) SCOM
2 3 (4.62%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle
2 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Google
3 8 (12.31%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.23%) ForgeRock
5 5 (7.69%) IBM
5 5 (7.69%) Splunk
6 3 (4.62%) 3PAR
6 3 (4.62%) Citrix
6 3 (4.62%) HP
6 3 (4.62%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) ATG
7 2 (3.08%) Demandware
7 2 (3.08%) Fiorano
7 2 (3.08%) Guidewire
7 2 (3.08%) hybris
7 2 (3.08%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.08%) SAP
8 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.54%) Thunderhead