Period
to 1 March 2021

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 1 March 2021 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
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 517 591 690
Rank change year-on-year +74 +99 -29
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 105 131 198
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.57% 1.36% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 85 137
Median daily rate £450 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% -7.37%
10th Percentile £300 £400 £361
90th Percentile £650 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £475 £440
% change year-on-year -21.05% +7.95% -7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.91

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 6,688 9,612 15,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.04% 14.34% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,543 6,336 10,504
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £255 £279
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.71% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 196 308
Median hourly rate £32.00 £19.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.21% +4.07% -0.34%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.38 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.84 £53.00 £47.60
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.42 £17.00
% change year-on-year +30.29% +8.35% -2.86%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BizTalk Server over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Top 11 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 1 March 2021. 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 +78 83 £460 -3.16% 36
London +64 52 £600 +26.32% 7
UK excluding London +107 34 £375 -21.05% 29
Work from Home -213 22 £375 -11.76% 8
North of England +76 20 £375 -11.76% 6
North West +57 12 £368 -26.50% 5
Yorkshire +36 8 £475 +11.76%
South East +82 6 £320 -24.71% 9
East of England +57 4 £250 -47.37% 7
Scotland +30 3 £513 -
Wales - 1 £313 -

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, 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 75 (71.43%) Azure
2 58 (55.24%) Oracle
3 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (44.76%) Microservices
4 47 (44.76%) MuleSoft
5 43 (40.95%) .NET
6 40 (38.10%) SQL
6 40 (38.10%) Logic Apps
7 38 (36.19%) AWS
8 36 (34.29%) Python
9 35 (33.33%) Cloud Native
10 33 (31.43%) Serverless
11 32 (30.48%) Azure Functions
11 32 (30.48%) Kubernetes
11 32 (30.48%) Go
12 31 (29.52%) C#
13 30 (28.57%) T-SQL
13 30 (28.57%) MongoDB
13 30 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 30 (28.57%) Software Engineering
13 30 (28.57%) Data Development
13 30 (28.57%) SDLC
14 29 (27.62%) AWS Lambda
14 29 (27.62%) C++
14 29 (27.62%) PL/SQL
15 27 (25.71%) Java
15 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
15 27 (25.71%) Data Engineering
16 23 (21.90%) CRM
16 23 (21.90%) Continuous Improvement

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 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.43%) Confluence
3 10 (9.52%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (9.52%) JBoss
3 10 (9.52%) Red Hat Fuse
3 10 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.86%) CMS
6 2 (1.90%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (18.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 75 (71.43%) Azure
2 40 (38.10%) Logic Apps
3 38 (36.19%) AWS
4 33 (31.43%) Serverless
5 32 (30.48%) Azure Functions
6 29 (27.62%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (19.05%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (10.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (10.48%) Boomi
9 10 (9.52%) Apigee
10 5 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
11 4 (3.81%) GCP
11 4 (3.81%) iPaaS
11 4 (3.81%) Power Platform
12 3 (2.86%) PowerApps
13 2 (1.90%) SaaS
14 1 (0.95%) Akamai
14 1 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.95%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) FTP
3 1 (0.95%) DNS
3 1 (0.95%) Skype
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
3 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
1 30 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 16 (15.24%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.43%) JIRA
3 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.52%) JUnit
3 10 (9.52%) SonarQube
4 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.76%) Postman
6 5 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.81%) CircleCI
General
1 13 (12.38%) Public Sector
2 4 (3.81%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.90%) Back Office
4 2 (1.90%) Local Government
4 2 (1.90%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.95%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.95%) French Language
5 1 (0.95%) German Language
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (47.62%) Developer
2 18 (17.14%) Python Developer
3 16 (15.24%) Azure Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.43%) Senior Python Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Consultant
6 10 (9.52%) Energy Trading Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Architect
8 8 (7.62%) BizTalk Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Cloud Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Cloud Native Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Integration Developer
9 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Integration Architect
11 4 (3.81%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.95%) .NET
2 19 (18.10%) J2EE
2 19 (18.10%) Web Services
3 18 (17.14%) SOAP
3 18 (17.14%) XML
4 17 (16.19%) JSON
5 15 (14.29%) WSDL
5 15 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 12 (11.43%) Middleware
6 12 (11.43%) RESTful
6 12 (11.43%) Spring
7 11 (10.48%) SAML
8 10 (9.52%) .NET Core
8 10 (9.52%) Apache Camel
8 10 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
8 10 (9.52%) JSON Schema
8 10 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (9.52%) Spring Boot
9 9 (8.57%) REST
10 8 (7.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.33%) Cloud Native
2 11 (10.48%) Smartcard
3 8 (7.62%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) DataPower
5 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.95%) Linux
3 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.95%) Solaris
3 1 (0.95%) Unix
3 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.76%) Microservices
3 30 (28.57%) Data Development
3 30 (28.57%) SDLC
3 30 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 27 (25.71%) Data Engineering
5 23 (21.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (21.90%) CRM
6 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 15 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 12 (11.43%) Identity Management
9 11 (10.48%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (10.48%) ITIL
9 11 (10.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 11 (10.48%) Strategic Roadmap
10 10 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.10%) SQL
2 36 (34.29%) Python
3 32 (30.48%) Go
4 31 (29.52%) C#
5 30 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 29 (27.62%) C++
6 29 (27.62%) PL/SQL
7 27 (25.71%) Java
8 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.90%) Perl
9 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.95%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.95%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.95%) VBA
10 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) CCNA
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.95%) CISM
3 1 (0.95%) CISSP
3 1 (0.95%) ISSMP
3 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.95%) MCP
3 1 (0.95%) MCSE
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.43%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 32 (30.48%) Kubernetes
2 11 (10.48%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.81%) Ansible
3 4 (3.81%) Terraform
4 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.95%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 58 (55.24%) Oracle
2 47 (44.76%) MuleSoft
3 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 18 (17.14%) SAP
5 12 (11.43%) TIBCO
6 11 (10.48%) Dell
6 11 (10.48%) Red Hat
7 10 (9.52%) Atlassian
7 10 (9.52%) Axway
7 10 (9.52%) Fiorano
7 10 (9.52%) Jitterbit
7 10 (9.52%) Talend
7 10 (9.52%) webMethods
8 4 (3.81%) Cloudera
8 4 (3.81%) Google
9 3 (2.86%) IBM
10 2 (1.90%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.90%) hybris
11 1 (0.95%) Imperva
11 1 (0.95%) Sitecore