Period
to 23 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 July 2019 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
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 651 642 575
Rank change year-on-year -9 -67 -85
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 183 272 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.27% 1.59% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 192 195
UK median daily rate £458 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £350 £351 £316
90th Percentile £604 £575 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £390
% change year-on-year -5.26% +21.79% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
UK median hourly rate £35.07 £40.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.88% +67.71% -
10th Percentile £30.03 £23.98 £23.20
90th Percentile £40.10 £43.75 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.07 £40.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -13.42% +68.75% -

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14,410 17,136 16,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.59% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,143 11,244 10,419
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 402 392
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +2.56% -4.36%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -7.32%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2019. 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
England -23 181 £453 +0.56% 31
UK excluding London -30 110 £450 -5.26% 22
London +47 68 £475 +5.56% 11
South East -26 38 £425 -10.53% 7
North of England +18 30 £500 +4.17% 2
Midlands -6 18 £475 +5.56% 5
East of England +18 17 £475 -13.64% 2
North West +28 16 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +18 13 £525 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +28 10 £450 -37.93% 2
West Midlands -21 8 £550 +22.22% 3
South West -30 7 £375 -11.76% 4
North East - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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 with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 100 (54.64%) .NET
2 73 (39.89%) C#
3 72 (39.34%) Microsoft
4 61 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (32.79%) SQL
6 51 (27.87%) SQL Server
7 42 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (20.77%) XML
9 36 (19.67%) Oracle
9 36 (19.67%) SharePoint
10 34 (18.58%) Web Services
11 32 (17.49%) CRM
11 32 (17.49%) Dynamics CRM
11 32 (17.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (16.39%) Visual Studio
13 28 (15.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (14.75%) Finance
15 24 (13.11%) ASP.NET
15 24 (13.11%) REST
16 22 (12.02%) Java
16 22 (12.02%) Scrum
17 21 (11.48%) WCF
17 21 (11.48%) Microservices
18 20 (10.93%) Dynamics 365
18 20 (10.93%) Windows
19 19 (10.38%) JSON
19 19 (10.38%) .NET Framework
19 19 (10.38%) Data Integration
20 18 (9.84%) SOAP
20 18 (9.84%) T-SQL

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 36 (19.67%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.74%) IIS
3 11 (6.01%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.83%) Mendix
5 6 (3.28%) NetWeaver
5 6 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.19%) CMS
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.09%) JBoss
8 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.09%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.55%) Confluence
9 1 (0.55%) Drupal
9 1 (0.55%) Mule
9 1 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (17.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.01%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.55%) Maximo
5 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 61 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (10.93%) Dynamics 365
3 14 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.46%) Azure Functions
4 10 (5.46%) Serverless
5 8 (4.37%) Office 365
5 8 (4.37%) SaaS
6 7 (3.83%) Apigee
6 7 (3.83%) Boomi
7 6 (3.28%) PaaS
8 4 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (2.19%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.64%) IaaS
9 3 (1.64%) iPaaS
10 2 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (1.09%) Trello
11 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.65%) Firewall
2 11 (6.01%) Internet
3 6 (3.28%) HTTP
4 4 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.19%) VoIP
5 3 (1.64%) SAN
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.09%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.55%) DHCP
7 1 (0.55%) DNS
7 1 (0.55%) FTP
7 1 (0.55%) Network Security
7 1 (0.55%) SMTP
7 1 (0.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.01%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.83%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.28%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.64%) Triplestore
10 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.09%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (17.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (16.39%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.37%) Selenium
4 8 (4.37%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.83%) JIRA
6 6 (3.28%) Bitbucket
6 6 (3.28%) gulp
6 6 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (3.28%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.64%) Subversion
8 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (14.75%) Finance
2 6 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.73%) Legal
3 5 (2.73%) Local Government
3 5 (2.73%) Retail
4 4 (2.19%) Banking
4 4 (2.19%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.09%) Billing
5 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.09%) Publishing
6 1 (0.55%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (34.43%) Developer
2 43 (23.50%) BizTalk Developer
3 37 (20.22%) Architect
4 22 (12.02%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.65%) Analyst
6 13 (7.10%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.10%) Consultant
7 9 (4.92%) CRM Architect
8 8 (4.37%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.37%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.83%) Integration Architect
9 7 (3.83%) Integration Developer
9 7 (3.83%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.28%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (3.28%) Tester
11 5 (2.73%) Administrator
11 5 (2.73%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 5 (2.73%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (54.64%) .NET
2 38 (20.77%) XML
3 34 (18.58%) Web Services
4 24 (13.11%) ASP.NET
4 24 (13.11%) REST
5 21 (11.48%) WCF
6 19 (10.38%) .NET Framework
6 19 (10.38%) JSON
7 18 (9.84%) SOAP
8 14 (7.65%) .NET Core
8 14 (7.65%) XSLT
9 13 (7.10%) Middleware
10 12 (6.56%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (4.92%) HTML
12 9 (4.92%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (4.37%) J2EE
14 7 (3.83%) Entity Framework
14 7 (3.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.56%) Data Centre
1 12 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.92%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.73%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.19%) NHS
5 3 (1.64%) HP Superdome
5 3 (1.64%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.64%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.09%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.09%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.93%) Windows
2 13 (7.10%) Linux
3 11 (6.01%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.19%) Unix
5 3 (1.64%) HPUX
5 3 (1.64%) VMS
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.49%) CRM
3 22 (12.02%) Scrum
4 21 (11.48%) Microservices
5 19 (10.38%) Data Integration
6 16 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (8.74%) ITIL
6 16 (8.74%) Test Automation
6 16 (8.74%) Unit Testing
7 13 (7.10%) DevOps
7 13 (7.10%) Migration
7 13 (7.10%) MVC
7 13 (7.10%) Project Management
7 13 (7.10%) TDD
8 12 (6.56%) OO
8 12 (6.56%) SOA
8 12 (6.56%) Waterfall
9 11 (6.01%) ERP
10 10 (5.46%) Change Management
11 9 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.89%) C#
2 60 (32.79%) SQL
3 22 (12.02%) Java
4 18 (9.84%) T-SQL
5 17 (9.29%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.37%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.19%) ActionScript
7 4 (2.19%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (2.19%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.19%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.55%) C
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) VB
9 1 (0.55%) VBA
9 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (7.65%) Degree
2 10 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.19%) CCNA
5 4 (2.19%) CCNP
5 4 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.19%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.19%) MCITP
5 4 (2.19%) MCSA
5 4 (2.19%) MCSE
5 4 (2.19%) VCP6
5 4 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.64%) PhD
7 1 (0.55%) MBA
7 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) HL7
2 4 (2.19%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) SEPA
3 2 (1.09%) TARGET2
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.37%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.28%) Docker
2 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) SCOM
2 7 (3.83%) SCCM
3 4 (2.19%) Ansible
3 4 (2.19%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (2.19%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.19%) PaperCut
3 4 (2.19%) SCVMM
3 4 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 72 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 36 (19.67%) Oracle
3 18 (9.84%) SAP
4 11 (6.01%) VMware
5 9 (4.92%) Cisco
6 8 (4.37%) Dell
6 8 (4.37%) HP
7 7 (3.83%) Google
8 6 (3.28%) MuleSoft
8 6 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.73%) IBM
9 5 (2.73%) Tableau
9 5 (2.73%) Xamarin
10 4 (2.19%) CommVault
10 4 (2.19%) Juniper
10 4 (2.19%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.19%) Talend
10 4 (2.19%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.19%) WatchGuard
10 4 (2.19%) webMethods