Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 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
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 653 537 519
Rank change year-on-year -116 -18 -160
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 234 321 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.42% 2.08% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 247 275
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £353 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £543 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £390 £430
% change year-on-year +21.79% -9.30% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £23.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.09% -37.84% +15.63%
10th Percentile £37.65 £23.00 £19.65
90th Percentile £42.75 £23.00 £53.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +76.09% +21.05% -40.63%

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 16,491 15,460 18,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.37% 17.12% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,958 9,975 11,962
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 346 446
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.20 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 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
England -103 225 £455 +1.11% 47
UK excluding London -53 157 £475 +21.79% 39
London -100 72 £450 - 10
South East 0 69 £475 +5.56% 15
Midlands +10 49 £500 +17.65% 6
West Midlands +12 48 £500 +17.65% 6
North of England -26 22 £450 +20.00% 8
South West +10 11 £500 +14.29% 3
Yorkshire -7 11 £410 +7.54% 2
North West -29 11 £500 +33.33% 6
East of England -40 4 - - 5
Scotland - 2 - - 1
East Midlands -5 1 £725 +52.63%

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 108 (46.15%) .NET
2 104 (44.44%) C#
3 93 (39.74%) Microsoft
4 88 (37.61%) SQL Server
5 69 (29.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 69 (29.49%) SQL
6 63 (26.92%) Finance
7 55 (23.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 50 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (20.94%) XML
10 47 (20.09%) Oracle
11 42 (17.95%) CRM
11 42 (17.95%) SharePoint
11 42 (17.95%) WCF
12 39 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (14.96%) Dynamics CRM
14 32 (13.68%) B2B
14 32 (13.68%) SOAP
14 32 (13.68%) XSLT
14 32 (13.68%) Windows
14 32 (13.68%) .NET Framework
15 31 (13.25%) Web Services
16 30 (12.82%) Scrum
17 29 (12.39%) Test Automation
18 27 (11.54%) Middleware
19 25 (10.68%) ASP.NET
19 25 (10.68%) SOA
20 24 (10.26%) TDD
20 24 (10.26%) Jenkins
20 24 (10.26%) Analytical Skills

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 42 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.41%) IIS
2 15 (6.41%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.99%) Mule
3 7 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (2.14%) Apache
5 5 (2.14%) Confluence
5 5 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.14%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.71%) CMS
7 3 (1.28%) JBoss
7 3 (1.28%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.85%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.85%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.85%) nginx
8 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 19 (8.12%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (14.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.85%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.85%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.85%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 69 (29.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.98%) Office 365
3 13 (5.56%) PaaS
4 12 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (4.70%) IaaS
5 11 (4.70%) SaaS
6 8 (3.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (2.99%) Boomi
8 4 (1.71%) Google Play
8 4 (1.71%) iPaaS
9 3 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.85%) GitHub
10 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.13%) SAN
2 10 (4.27%) HTTP
2 10 (4.27%) SMTP
3 6 (2.56%) Firewall
4 5 (2.14%) FTP
4 5 (2.14%) Internet
4 5 (2.14%) Skype
4 5 (2.14%) Wireless
5 4 (1.71%) DNS
5 4 (1.71%) NAS
6 3 (1.28%) LAN
6 3 (1.28%) WAN
7 2 (0.85%) DHCP
7 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.85%) SSL
8 1 (0.43%) SMS
8 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (37.61%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.83%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (8.12%) RDBMS
5 17 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (4.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (2.99%) DB2
10 7 (2.99%) Power BI
11 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.28%) Big Data
13 3 (1.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 3 (1.28%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (23.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 23 (9.83%) Visual Studio
4 19 (8.12%) ReSharper
4 19 (8.12%) SonarQube
5 9 (3.85%) Selenium
5 9 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.56%) JIRA
7 5 (2.14%) GitLab
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.28%) StarTeam
General
1 63 (26.92%) Finance
2 7 (2.99%) Banking
3 6 (2.56%) Advertising
3 6 (2.56%) Retail
4 5 (2.14%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.71%) Legal
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.85%) Local Government
7 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (44.87%) Developer
2 75 (32.05%) BizTalk Developer
3 40 (17.09%) Architect
4 34 (14.53%) Analyst
5 31 (13.25%) Senior Developer
6 24 (10.26%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 23 (9.83%) .NET Developer
8 22 (9.40%) Integration Developer
9 20 (8.55%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (7.26%) Cloud Developer
11 16 (6.84%) Consultant
12 15 (6.41%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (5.98%) Azure Developer
14 13 (5.56%) BizTalk Integration Developer
15 12 (5.13%) Azure Architect
16 11 (4.70%) Project Manager
17 10 (4.27%) Test Analyst
18 8 (3.42%) BizTalk Consultant
18 8 (3.42%) Support Analyst
19 7 (2.99%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (46.15%) .NET
2 49 (20.94%) XML
3 42 (17.95%) WCF
4 32 (13.68%) .NET Framework
4 32 (13.68%) SOAP
4 32 (13.68%) XSLT
5 31 (13.25%) Web Services
6 27 (11.54%) Middleware
7 25 (10.68%) ASP.NET
8 17 (7.26%) REST
9 14 (5.98%) HTML
10 12 (5.13%) CSS
11 9 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (3.85%) XSD
12 8 (3.42%) DHTML
12 8 (3.42%) EDI
12 8 (3.42%) JMS
12 8 (3.42%) JSON
13 7 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (2.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.13%) User Experience
4 8 (3.42%) Clustering
5 6 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.14%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.71%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.85%) DataPower
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.85%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Robotics
10 1 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.68%) Windows
2 16 (6.84%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.98%) Linux
4 9 (3.85%) Unix
5 5 (2.14%) Solaris
5 5 (2.14%) zOS
6 4 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.85%) Android
8 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.85%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.43%) AIX
9 1 (0.43%) HPUX
9 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (17.95%) CRM
3 32 (13.68%) B2B
4 30 (12.82%) Scrum
5 29 (12.39%) Test Automation
6 25 (10.68%) SOA
7 24 (10.26%) TDD
8 23 (9.83%) OO
9 22 (9.40%) User Stories
10 21 (8.97%) OOP
11 19 (8.12%) BDD
11 19 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.69%) EAI
13 16 (6.84%) Migration
14 15 (6.41%) Translating Business Requirements
15 14 (5.98%) IT Strategy
16 13 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (4.70%) ERP
17 11 (4.70%) MVC
17 11 (4.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (44.44%) C#
2 69 (29.49%) SQL
3 22 (9.40%) VB.NET
4 19 (8.12%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.13%) Java
6 7 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.14%) ActionScript
8 5 (2.14%) ActionScript 2.0
8 5 (2.14%) C++
9 2 (0.85%) PHP
9 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.85%) X++
9 2 (0.85%) XPath
10 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.43%) Scala
10 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.85%) ISEB
3 7 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.28%) PMP
6 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.85%) Degree
6 2 (0.85%) MAPM
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.85%) QA
2 6 (2.56%) SLA
3 4 (1.71%) PMO
4 3 (1.28%) GDPR
5 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.85%) Docker
3 2 (0.85%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 47 (20.09%) Oracle
3 20 (8.55%) SAP
4 15 (6.41%) IBM
5 14 (5.98%) MuleSoft
6 10 (4.27%) Google
6 10 (4.27%) VMware
7 8 (3.42%) Capita
8 7 (2.99%) Dell
9 6 (2.56%) Cisco
9 6 (2.56%) Sitecore
10 5 (2.14%) Citrix
10 5 (2.14%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.71%) HP
11 4 (1.71%) Informatica
11 4 (1.71%) SnapLogic
11 4 (1.71%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.71%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.28%) NetApp
12 3 (1.28%) Symantec