Period
to 21 August 2017

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 21 August 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.

Microsoft BizTalk Server
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 481 339
Rank change year-on-year -102 -142 +42
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 268 488 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.45% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.66% 2.45% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 356 585
UK median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +7.38% -
10th Percentile £344 £313 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -3.03% +7.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +4.17% -3.03% +7.61%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16113 19884 20283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.82% 18.33% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10415 13078 12540
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 493 699
UK median hourly rate £19.63 £20.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +1.95% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.95 £42.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.92% +3.65% +14.29%

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 21 August 2017.

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 15 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 21 August 2017. 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 -122 244 £435 +2.35% 26
UK excluding London -89 166 £400 -5.88% 18
London -1 98 £450 -2.17% 8
South East -47 48 £413 - 4
North of England +26 35 £400 -5.88% 7
East of England -34 34 £390 +11.43% 3
Midlands +18 28 £450 -5.26% 1
North West +15 21 £375 -11.76% 5
Wales - 19 £375 -
West Midlands +33 18 £450 +4.35%
East Midlands -7 10 £363 -30.95% 1
North East +56 8 £405 +11.72% 1
Yorkshire +5 6 £388 +24.00% 1
South West -35 4 £425 -5.56% 3
Scotland +19 1 £375 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 144 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 120 (44.78%) SQL Server
3 112 (41.79%) .NET
4 76 (28.36%) C#
5 75 (27.99%) SQL
6 74 (27.61%) Windows
6 74 (27.61%) SharePoint
7 70 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (24.63%) CRM
9 62 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
10 53 (19.78%) Dynamics CRM
11 50 (18.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 49 (18.28%) ITIL
12 49 (18.28%) XML
13 47 (17.54%) Finance
14 45 (16.79%) Web Services
15 43 (16.04%) Oracle
16 41 (15.30%) IIS
17 40 (14.93%) SOAP
18 39 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (12.31%) VMware
20 32 (11.94%) WebSphere
20 32 (11.94%) WCF
21 31 (11.57%) Team Foundation Server
21 31 (11.57%) Project Management
21 31 (11.57%) Migration
21 31 (11.57%) IBM
22 30 (11.19%) Visual Studio
22 30 (11.19%) Waterfall
22 30 (11.19%) Windows Server

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 74 (27.61%) SharePoint
2 41 (15.30%) IIS
3 32 (11.94%) WebSphere
4 17 (6.34%) Skype for Business
5 16 (5.97%) JCAPS
6 14 (5.22%) MS Exchange
7 12 (4.48%) CMS
7 12 (4.48%) JBoss
8 11 (4.10%) MQSeries
8 11 (4.10%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (3.73%) OpenStack
10 9 (3.36%) Apache
10 9 (3.36%) iPlanet
10 9 (3.36%) Oracle Application Server
10 9 (3.36%) Tomcat
10 9 (3.36%) WebLogic
10 9 (3.36%) WebLogic Portal
11 6 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (1.87%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 4 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.60%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (3.73%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 53 (19.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (10.82%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (3.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 9 (3.36%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (1.87%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (1.49%) Staffware
7 2 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.75%) Maximo
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.37%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 62 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.09%) Dynamics 365
3 17 (6.34%) Office 365
4 14 (5.22%) Yammer
5 12 (4.48%) IaaS
5 12 (4.48%) PaaS
6 6 (2.24%) GitHub
7 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.12%) SaaS
9 2 (0.75%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.75%) G Suite
9 2 (0.75%) Veeva
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.72%) Firewall
2 16 (5.97%) LDAP
3 14 (5.22%) SAN
4 11 (4.10%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.73%) NAS
6 9 (3.36%) DNS
7 8 (2.99%) WAN
8 6 (2.24%) FCoE
8 6 (2.24%) HTTP
8 6 (2.24%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.49%) FTP
9 4 (1.49%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.49%) Skype
10 3 (1.12%) Internet
10 3 (1.12%) SMTP
10 3 (1.12%) VLAN
10 3 (1.12%) X.509
11 2 (0.75%) ATM
11 2 (0.75%) LAN
12 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (44.78%) SQL Server
2 50 (18.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.24%) DB2
6 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.49%) Power BI
8 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.75%) HDInsight
9 2 (0.75%) MySQL
9 2 (0.75%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (11.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (11.19%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.34%) SoapUI
4 13 (4.85%) JIRA
5 11 (4.10%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.10%) MorphX
6 10 (3.73%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.36%) MSBuild
7 9 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (2.24%) NuGet
9 6 (2.24%) Selenium
10 5 (1.87%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.12%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.12%) Gradle
11 3 (1.12%) gulp
11 3 (1.12%) Maven
11 3 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (1.12%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (17.54%) Finance
2 20 (7.46%) Banking
3 17 (6.34%) Retail
4 8 (2.99%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.24%) Advertising
5 6 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.49%) Marketing
7 3 (1.12%) Law
7 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (33.21%) Developer
2 46 (17.16%) Consultant
3 32 (11.94%) .NET Developer
4 31 (11.57%) Analyst
5 30 (11.19%) Architect
5 30 (11.19%) BizTalk Developer
6 21 (7.84%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.34%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (4.85%) Microsoft Consultant
10 12 (4.48%) Integration Analyst
10 12 (4.48%) Microsoft Developer
10 12 (4.48%) Technical Architect
11 11 (4.10%) CRM Consultant
12 10 (3.73%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 10 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 10 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.73%) SQL Developer
12 10 (3.73%) Test Analyst
13 9 (3.36%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (41.79%) .NET
2 49 (18.28%) XML
3 45 (16.79%) Web Services
4 40 (14.93%) SOAP
5 32 (11.94%) WCF
6 26 (9.70%) IBM Integration Bus
7 23 (8.58%) Middleware
8 20 (7.46%) XSLT
9 17 (6.34%) .NET Framework
9 17 (6.34%) REST
10 16 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (5.60%) AngularJS
12 13 (4.85%) Entity Framework
13 12 (4.48%) JSON
14 11 (4.10%) ASP.NET
14 11 (4.10%) COM
15 10 (3.73%) RESTful
16 9 (3.36%) J2EE
16 9 (3.36%) jQuery
17 8 (2.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.48%) Clustering
3 11 (4.10%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.24%) Grid Computing
6 6 (2.24%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.87%) NHS
8 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.12%) iPad
9 3 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.75%) Life Science
10 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.75%) Replication
10 2 (0.75%) User Experience
11 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.61%) Windows
2 30 (11.19%) Windows Server
3 27 (10.07%) Unix
4 18 (6.72%) Linux
5 12 (4.48%) Solaris
6 11 (4.10%) AIX
7 10 (3.73%) HPUX
7 10 (3.73%) SUSE
8 7 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.87%) zOS
10 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.75%) Android
11 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (24.63%) CRM
3 49 (18.28%) ITIL
4 39 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (11.57%) Migration
5 31 (11.57%) Project Management
6 30 (11.19%) Waterfall
7 28 (10.45%) ERP
7 28 (10.45%) Scrum
8 24 (8.96%) Release Management
9 23 (8.58%) Data Migration
10 19 (7.09%) MVC
10 19 (7.09%) Workflow
11 18 (6.72%) Data Management
11 18 (6.72%) PRINCE2
11 18 (6.72%) SOA
11 18 (6.72%) TDD
12 17 (6.34%) Business Analysis
12 17 (6.34%) DevOps
13 16 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (28.36%) C#
2 75 (27.99%) SQL
3 24 (8.96%) Java
4 21 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.60%) C++
6 12 (4.48%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.48%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.48%) X++
7 8 (2.99%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.24%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.24%) C-shell
8 6 (2.24%) Korn
8 6 (2.24%) Perl
9 3 (1.12%) PHP
10 2 (0.75%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.75%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.75%) VBA
11 1 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.34%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.97%) Degree
4 11 (4.10%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.12%) APMG
6 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.12%) ISEB
6 3 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.75%) PMP
8 1 (0.37%) MAPM
8 1 (0.37%) MCSA
8 1 (0.37%) MCSE
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.09%) HL7
2 6 (2.24%) SEPA
3 5 (1.87%) QA
4 3 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.12%) PMO
5 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.75%) GDPR
6 1 (0.37%) GxP
6 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.73%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.73%) KVM
3 10 (3.73%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (3.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (2.24%) Samba
5 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.12%) XenApp
7 2 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.73%) OpenView
2 6 (2.24%) Ansible
2 6 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.24%) Puppet
3 4 (1.49%) SCCM
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.12%) Terraform
5 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 144 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 43 (16.04%) Oracle
3 33 (12.31%) VMware
4 31 (11.57%) IBM
5 18 (6.72%) SAP
6 16 (5.97%) Fiorano
7 15 (5.60%) InterSystems
8 13 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (4.10%) Cognos
9 11 (4.10%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.10%) TIBCO
10 10 (3.73%) Cisco
10 10 (3.73%) F5
10 10 (3.73%) HP
10 10 (3.73%) Opsware
10 10 (3.73%) PlateSpin
10 10 (3.73%) Sun
10 10 (3.73%) Veritas
11 8 (2.99%) Citrix
11 8 (2.99%) Sitecore