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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 444 318
Rank change year-on-year -44 -126  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 122 215 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.40% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.56% 2.20% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 165 264
Median daily rate £425 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +8.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -7.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +8.69% -7.07%  

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 7806 9763 9839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.57% 18.08% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4976 6503 6153
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 242 324
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 113 £425 -2.07% 35
London -19 30 £450 -1.09% 14
South East -18 23 £450 +7.46% 6
East of England -10 21 £400 +14.28% 4
West Midlands +17 12 £438 +29.62% 3
North West +16 8 £369 -13.23% 4
Surrey -11 8 £475 +6.14% 3
Wales - 8 £350 - 2
Birmingham +16 7 £456 +40.38% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £495 +41.42% 4
Bedfordshire -3 7 £400 -31.91%
Milton Keynes - 7 - -
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Yorkshire +32 6 £388 -5.48% 1
Berkshire +11 6 £450 +10.76% 1
Cardiff - 6 £350 - 1
South Wales - 6 £350 - 1
Bedford - 6 £388 -
North East +74 5 £410 +13.10%
Suffolk +10 5 £298 -32.97%
East Midlands -2 5 £500 - 1
City of London -5 5 £425 +6.25% 3
Ipswich - 5 £298 -
Tyne and Wear +75 4 £428 +17.93%
Newcastle upon Tyne +75 4 £428 +17.93%
Cheshire +25 4 £369 - 2
Warrington +23 4 £369 -
Manchester +9 4 £350 -17.64% 2
Northamptonshire +5 4 £500 -
Cobham +1 4 £518 +46.95%

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 168 (53.67%) SQL Server
2 164 (52.40%) Microsoft
3 127 (40.58%) .NET
4 103 (32.91%) CRM
5 101 (32.27%) Windows
6 100 (31.95%) SQL
7 94 (30.03%) SharePoint
8 90 (28.75%) C#
9 84 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (26.84%) Microsoft Azure
10 83 (26.52%) Finance
11 74 (23.64%) Dynamics CRM
12 69 (22.04%) IIS
13 67 (21.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 62 (19.81%) ITIL
15 57 (18.21%) Web Services
16 56 (17.89%) Oracle
17 55 (17.57%) XML
18 50 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
19 45 (14.38%) SAP
20 41 (13.10%) Scrum
20 41 (13.10%) WCF
21 40 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
21 40 (12.78%) ERP
22 39 (12.46%) Waterfall
22 39 (12.46%) WebSphere
23 38 (12.14%) Dynamics AX
24 37 (11.82%) Windows Server
25 36 (11.50%) Project Management
26 35 (11.18%) IBM

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 94 (30.03%) SharePoint
2 69 (22.04%) IIS
3 39 (12.46%) WebSphere
4 25 (7.99%) Skype for Business
5 18 (5.75%) JCAPS
6 10 (3.19%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.88%) CMS
8 8 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.24%) JBoss
10 5 (1.60%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 5 (1.60%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.60%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.28%) Apache
11 4 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.28%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.28%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 74 (23.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (12.14%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.60%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (1.28%) Staffware
4 4 (1.28%) Unica
4 4 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.64%) Maximo
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.32%) SAP CAR
6 1 (0.32%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 84 (26.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (9.27%) Office 365
3 26 (8.31%) IaaS
4 23 (7.35%) PaaS
5 19 (6.07%) Yammer
6 12 (3.83%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.60%) iPaaS
8 4 (1.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (1.28%) Boomi
9 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.96%) GitHub
10 2 (0.64%) G Suite
10 2 (0.64%) SaaS
10 2 (0.64%) Veeva
11 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.43%) DNS
1 17 (5.43%) Firewall
2 11 (3.51%) FTP
2 11 (3.51%) LDAP
3 9 (2.88%) SAN
4 8 (2.56%) Internet
5 6 (1.92%) Skype
5 6 (1.92%) WAN
6 5 (1.60%) NAS
6 5 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.28%) HTTP
7 4 (1.28%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.28%) X.509
8 3 (0.96%) FCoE
8 3 (0.96%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.96%) VLAN
9 2 (0.64%) ATM
9 2 (0.64%) SMTP
10 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (53.67%) SQL Server
2 67 (21.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (10.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.92%) DB2
10 6 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.28%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.96%) MySQL
13 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.64%) DTS
Development Applications
1 40 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (7.67%) JIRA
3 22 (7.03%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.92%) MorphX
5 6 (1.92%) MSBuild
5 6 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (1.60%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.28%) Selenium
8 3 (0.96%) Ant
8 3 (0.96%) Gradle
8 3 (0.96%) Maven
8 3 (0.96%) NuGet
8 3 (0.96%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.64%) NUnit
9 2 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 83 (26.52%) Finance
2 26 (8.31%) Retail
3 20 (6.39%) Banking
4 9 (2.88%) Advertising
5 6 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.28%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.96%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Local Government
8 2 (0.64%) Marketing
8 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (35.14%) Developer
2 45 (14.38%) Architect
3 44 (14.06%) Consultant
4 40 (12.78%) BizTalk Developer
5 31 (9.90%) .NET Developer
6 29 (9.27%) Analyst
7 26 (8.31%) Microsoft Developer
8 24 (7.67%) Project Manager
9 23 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (6.39%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 17 (5.43%) Applications Support
12 15 (4.79%) Microsoft Consultant
13 14 (4.47%) Technical Architect
14 13 (4.15%) CRM Consultant
15 11 (3.51%) C# Developer
15 11 (3.51%) DBA
15 11 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
16 10 (3.19%) CRM Architect
16 10 (3.19%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
16 10 (3.19%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (40.58%) .NET
2 57 (18.21%) Web Services
3 55 (17.57%) XML
4 41 (13.10%) WCF
5 30 (9.58%) SOAP
6 27 (8.63%) IBM Integration Bus
7 26 (8.31%) Middleware
8 24 (7.67%) COM
9 20 (6.39%) REST
10 19 (6.07%) XSLT
11 17 (5.43%) .NET Framework
12 13 (4.15%) JSON
13 12 (3.83%) ASP.NET
14 11 (3.51%) CSS
14 11 (3.51%) Entity Framework
15 10 (3.19%) HTML
16 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (2.88%) jQuery
17 7 (2.24%) AngularJS
17 7 (2.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.19%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.88%) Clustering
3 9 (2.88%) SWIFT
4 8 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.60%) Grid Computing
6 5 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.60%) NHS
7 4 (1.28%) Life Science
7 4 (1.28%) Replication
8 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.96%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.96%) SCADA
8 3 (0.96%) Social Media
9 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (32.27%) Windows
2 37 (11.82%) Windows Server
3 28 (8.95%) Unix
4 16 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (4.15%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.51%) Linux
7 7 (2.24%) Solaris
8 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.60%) AIX
9 5 (1.60%) HPUX
9 5 (1.60%) SUSE
9 5 (1.60%) zOS
10 2 (0.64%) Android
10 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (32.91%) CRM
2 84 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (19.81%) ITIL
4 50 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (13.10%) Scrum
6 40 (12.78%) ERP
7 39 (12.46%) Waterfall
8 36 (11.50%) Project Management
9 31 (9.90%) Migration
10 27 (8.63%) TDD
11 25 (7.99%) PRINCE2
11 25 (7.99%) Release Management
11 25 (7.99%) SOA
11 25 (7.99%) TOGAF
12 24 (7.67%) Document Management
13 23 (7.35%) Data Management
14 22 (7.03%) Logistics
15 21 (6.71%) Business Analysis
15 21 (6.71%) Service Delivery
15 21 (6.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (31.95%) SQL
2 90 (28.75%) C#
3 29 (9.27%) Java
4 21 (6.71%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.43%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.51%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.88%) C++
7 9 (2.88%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.24%) X++
10 5 (1.60%) PHP
11 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.96%) C-shell
11 3 (0.96%) Korn
11 3 (0.96%) Perl
12 2 (0.64%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.64%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.32%) ABAP
13 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (6.71%) Degree
2 20 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.92%) ISEB
6 6 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.60%) MCDBA
7 5 (1.60%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.60%) PMP
8 4 (1.28%) MAPM
9 3 (0.96%) APMG
9 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.96%) MCP
9 3 (0.96%) MCSE
10 2 (0.64%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.64%) MCSD
10 2 (0.64%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.07%) HL7
2 9 (2.88%) SEPA
3 5 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.96%) QA
4 3 (0.96%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.64%) GDPR
5 2 (0.64%) PMO
6 1 (0.32%) GxP
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (9.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (4.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.60%) KVM
6 5 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.96%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.96%) Samba
7 3 (0.96%) XenApp
8 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.92%) OpenView
1 6 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.92%) Puppet
1 6 (1.92%) SCOM
2 4 (1.28%) SCCM
3 3 (0.96%) Ansible
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.96%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.96%) Terraform
4 2 (0.64%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.64%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 164 (52.40%) Microsoft
2 56 (17.89%) Oracle
3 45 (14.38%) SAP
4 35 (11.18%) IBM
5 32 (10.22%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (9.90%) VMware
7 19 (6.07%) Fiorano
8 18 (5.75%) Infor
8 18 (5.75%) InterSystems
9 11 (3.51%) Avaya
10 10 (3.19%) Epicor
11 9 (2.88%) MuleSoft
12 7 (2.24%) Adobe
12 7 (2.24%) Citrix
12 7 (2.24%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.92%) AppDynamics
13 6 (1.92%) Cognos
13 6 (1.92%) HP
13 6 (1.92%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.60%) F5
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