Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 516 673 642
Rank change year-on-year +157 -31 -114
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 90 189 241
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.33% 1.31% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 142 191
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £350
90th Percentile £575 £573 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £440 £475
% change year-on-year +7.95% -7.37% +21.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.04% +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.25

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 6,776 14,443 16,580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.58% 15.80% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,253 9,190 10,984
Median daily rate £465 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 296 372
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -1.32% -
10th Percentile £13.49 £12.00 £11.62
90th Percentile £53.00 £49.13 £48.66
Median hourly rate £20.11 £17.00 £17.76
% change year-on-year +18.29% -4.25% -1.36%

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 31 May 2020.

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 12 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 31 May 2020. 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 +137 88 £475 +5.56% 9
London +168 47 £453 - 3
UK excluding London +91 40 £475 +7.95% 8
North of England +68 12 £444 -11.25% 2
Yorkshire +55 10 £425 -19.05%
South West +55 9 £425 +6.25% 2
South East +119 8 £488 +14.71% 1
Midlands +89 8 £525 +7.69% 1
West Midlands +70 8 £525 -4.55% 1
Work from Home +15 5 £444 -6.58% 4
East of England +43 3 £475 -
North West +41 2 £463 - 2

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 42 (46.67%) C#
2 41 (45.56%) Azure
3 29 (32.22%) .NET
3 29 (32.22%) XML
4 27 (30.00%) SQL
5 26 (28.89%) SharePoint
5 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
6 24 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 23 (25.56%) Oracle
8 22 (24.44%) Java
9 21 (23.33%) Data Integration
10 20 (22.22%) Web Services
11 19 (21.11%) CRM
12 17 (18.89%) Dynamics CRM
12 17 (18.89%) Windows
13 16 (17.78%) Dynamics 365
14 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (16.67%) Middleware
15 14 (15.56%) Visual Studio
15 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (15.56%) JSON
15 14 (15.56%) WCF
16 13 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (14.44%) Office 365
16 13 (14.44%) SAP
16 13 (14.44%) Logic Apps
17 12 (13.33%) XSLT
17 12 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
17 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared

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 26 (28.89%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.89%) Apache ServiceMix
3 8 (8.89%) JBoss
3 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Fuse
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.11%) SAS
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.11%) Sonic ESB
6 1 (1.11%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.11%) Elite 3E
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 41 (45.56%) Azure
2 16 (17.78%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (14.44%) Logic Apps
3 13 (14.44%) Office 365
4 9 (10.00%) Boomi
5 8 (8.89%) Apigee
6 7 (7.78%) Power Automate
7 5 (5.56%) Power Platform
8 4 (4.44%) Azure Functions
8 4 (4.44%) IaaS
8 4 (4.44%) PaaS
8 4 (4.44%) SaaS
8 4 (4.44%) Serverless
9 3 (3.33%) AWS
10 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) Skype
2 1 (1.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.33%) Power BI
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (7.78%) SoapUI
5 5 (5.56%) Postman
6 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.11%) ERwin
7 1 (1.11%) GitLab
7 1 (1.11%) JIRA
7 1 (1.11%) JMeter
7 1 (1.11%) JUnit
7 1 (1.11%) Selenium
7 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (12.22%) Public Sector
2 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Local Government
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Consultant
3 17 (18.89%) BizTalk Developer
4 14 (15.56%) Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Data Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Data Integration Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Integration Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.89%) SQL Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Azure Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Technical Architect
9 6 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.56%) BizTalk Architect
10 5 (5.56%) BizTalk Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 4 (4.44%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.22%) .NET
1 29 (32.22%) XML
2 20 (22.22%) Web Services
3 15 (16.67%) Middleware
4 14 (15.56%) JSON
4 14 (15.56%) WCF
5 12 (13.33%) XSLT
6 10 (11.11%) J2EE
6 10 (11.11%) SOAP
7 8 (8.89%) Apache Camel
7 8 (8.89%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (8.89%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (7.78%) REST
9 6 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.56%) React
10 5 (5.56%) WSDL
10 5 (5.56%) XML Schema
11 4 (4.44%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) Unix
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Data Integration
2 19 (21.11%) CRM
3 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.00%) ERP
5 9 (10.00%) Facilities Management
5 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.89%) ITIL
7 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.78%) DevOps
7 7 (7.78%) Migration
8 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.44%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (4.44%) Presales
9 4 (4.44%) Software Delivery
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Leadership
10 3 (3.33%) Build Automation
10 3 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.67%) C#
2 27 (30.00%) SQL
3 22 (24.44%) Java
4 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.33%) C
7 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.22%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) MCSA
3 2 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) Docker
3 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.56%) Oracle
3 13 (14.44%) SAP
4 10 (11.11%) MuleSoft
5 9 (10.00%) Dell
6 8 (8.89%) Axway
6 8 (8.89%) Fiorano
6 8 (8.89%) Jitterbit
6 8 (8.89%) Talend
6 8 (8.89%) TIBCO
6 8 (8.89%) webMethods
7 2 (2.22%) SnapLogic
8 1 (1.11%) ATG
8 1 (1.11%) F5
8 1 (1.11%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.11%) hybris
8 1 (1.11%) Remedy
8 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.11%) Tableau
8 1 (1.11%) Thunderhead