Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 657 660 625
Rank change year-on-year +3 -35 -169
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 150 253 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.18% 1.47% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 164 152
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.75%
10th Percentile £350 £352 £326
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +18.13% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
UK median hourly rate £35.07 £40.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.88% +61.00% +4.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.07 £40.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.42% +62.00% +4.17%

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 12,720 17,244 16,623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.95% 16.71% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,216 11,218 10,836
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £263
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 411 411
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.74 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% +5.00% -4.26%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 -5 147 £475 +5.56% 50
UK excluding London +5 96 £450 -4.76% 45
London +44 47 £525 +16.67% 7
South East +13 37 £420 -11.58% 11
Midlands +32 25 £450 +5.88% 10
North of England +18 22 £500 - 15
East Midlands +51 16 £438 +34.62% 4
Yorkshire +30 11 £513 -12.77% 5
North West +12 9 £500 - 10
West Midlands +4 9 £538 +26.47% 6
South West -13 8 £375 -12.79% 4
East of England +27 4 £550 - 3
North East - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 80 (53.33%) .NET
2 78 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 65 (43.33%) Azure
4 61 (40.67%) C#
5 57 (38.00%) SQL
6 55 (36.67%) SQL Server
7 36 (24.00%) CRM
7 36 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 33 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (18.00%) XML
9 27 (18.00%) Visual Studio
10 25 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 23 (15.33%) T-SQL
11 23 (15.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (14.67%) Oracle
12 22 (14.67%) Web Services
12 22 (14.67%) ASP.NET
13 20 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (12.67%) Finance
14 19 (12.67%) Scrum
14 19 (12.67%) Dynamics 365
15 18 (12.00%) IIS
16 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
16 17 (11.33%) REST
17 15 (10.00%) AWS
17 15 (10.00%) Serverless
17 15 (10.00%) Azure Functions
17 15 (10.00%) Internet
17 15 (10.00%) Degree

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 25 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.00%) IIS
3 6 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.67%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.33%) Confluence
5 2 (1.33%) Mendix
5 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.67%) Drupal
6 1 (0.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
6 1 (0.67%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Maximo
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 65 (43.33%) Azure
2 19 (12.67%) Dynamics 365
3 15 (10.00%) AWS
3 15 (10.00%) Azure Functions
3 15 (10.00%) Serverless
4 8 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.33%) Power Platform
5 6 (4.00%) PaaS
5 6 (4.00%) PowerApps
6 4 (2.67%) Apigee
6 4 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.67%) Office 365
6 4 (2.67%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.67%) SaaS
7 3 (2.00%) Boomi
7 3 (2.00%) IaaS
8 2 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.33%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.67%) npm
9 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.00%) Internet
2 12 (8.00%) Firewall
3 3 (2.00%) HTTP
4 2 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.33%) VoIP
5 1 (0.67%) DNS
5 1 (0.67%) FTP
5 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.67%) Network Security
5 1 (0.67%) Skype
5 1 (0.67%) SMTP
5 1 (0.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 13 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (5.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (4.00%) DTS
6 6 (4.00%) Power BI
6 6 (4.00%) Triplestore
7 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 23 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.33%) JIRA
4 5 (3.33%) Selenium
5 3 (2.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.00%) gulp
5 3 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.00%) Subversion
5 3 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (12.67%) Finance
2 8 (5.33%) Public Sector
2 8 (5.33%) Retail
3 6 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.67%) Legal
4 4 (2.67%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Local Government
5 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (32.67%) Developer
2 31 (20.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 24 (16.00%) Architect
4 22 (14.67%) Analyst
5 13 (8.67%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.67%) CRM Architect
6 10 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.00%) Consultant
8 8 (5.33%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) Integration Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Tester
11 5 (3.33%) Administrator
11 5 (3.33%) Azure Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Data Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Data Integration Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Architect
11 5 (3.33%) Production Support Analyst
12 4 (2.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (53.33%) .NET
2 27 (18.00%) XML
3 22 (14.67%) ASP.NET
3 22 (14.67%) Web Services
4 17 (11.33%) REST
5 15 (10.00%) WCF
6 14 (9.33%) .NET Framework
6 14 (9.33%) JSON
6 14 (9.33%) SOAP
7 12 (8.00%) Middleware
8 9 (6.00%) AngularJS
8 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (4.67%) .NET Core
10 7 (4.67%) React
11 6 (4.00%) Entity Framework
11 6 (4.00%) XSLT
12 5 (3.33%) HTML
12 5 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (2.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (4.00%) Internet of Things
1 6 (4.00%) Semantic Web
2 5 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.00%) HP Superdome
3 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.00%) NHS
4 2 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.33%) Windows
2 8 (5.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.00%) Linux
4 3 (2.00%) HPUX
4 3 (2.00%) VMS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.00%) CRM
2 33 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.67%) Scrum
4 14 (9.33%) MVC
5 11 (7.33%) Computer Science
5 11 (7.33%) ITIL
5 11 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (6.67%) Data Integration
6 10 (6.67%) DevOps
7 9 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.00%) Microservices
7 9 (6.00%) Migration
7 9 (6.00%) SDLC
7 9 (6.00%) UML
8 8 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.33%) SOA
8 8 (5.33%) TDD
8 8 (5.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (4.67%) Analytics
9 7 (4.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.67%) C#
2 57 (38.00%) SQL
3 23 (15.33%) T-SQL
4 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.00%) Java
7 5 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.67%) VBScript
9 3 (2.00%) VB
10 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) Master's Degree
3 6 (4.00%) PhD
3 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.33%) CCNA
6 2 (1.33%) CCNP
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.33%) MCITP
6 2 (1.33%) MCSA
6 2 (1.33%) MCSE
6 2 (1.33%) VCP6
6 2 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) MBA
7 1 (0.67%) MCSD
7 1 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.00%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) HL7
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) GDPR
4 1 (0.67%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) SCOM
2 5 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.33%) PaperCut
3 2 (1.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 78 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.67%) Oracle
3 10 (6.67%) SAP
4 7 (4.67%) Cognos
5 6 (4.00%) Cisco
5 6 (4.00%) IBM
5 6 (4.00%) VMware
6 5 (3.33%) Google
7 4 (2.67%) Dell
7 4 (2.67%) HP
7 4 (2.67%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.67%) Xamarin
8 3 (2.00%) Citrix
8 3 (2.00%) FireEye
8 3 (2.00%) hybris
8 3 (2.00%) Talend
9 2 (1.33%) CommVault
9 2 (1.33%) Informatica
9 2 (1.33%) Juniper