Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 645 447 422
Rank change year-on-year -198 -25 -27
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 240 474 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.46% 2.75% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 347 407
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £344 £313 £300
90th Percentile £601 £600 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £440
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £22.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.00% +29.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 -

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 16,435 17,217 18,880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.50% 18.06% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,972 11,095 11,991
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £231
90th Percentile £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 399 545
UK median hourly rate £19.42 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.40 £46.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.53% - +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 22 January 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 14 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 22 January 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 -186 218 £475 +5.56% 62
UK excluding London -145 126 £450 +12.50% 44
London -85 109 £500 +11.11% 20
South East -51 59 £475 +1.60% 9
Midlands -24 23 £494 +16.18% 12
West Midlands -10 18 £550 +18.92% 8
North of England -25 16 £395 +1.94% 8
North West -26 13 £425 -5.56% 5
Wales +6 10 £375 +105.48% 1
South West -14 7 £406 -8.71% 11
Scotland -22 7 £360 -10.00% 1
East Midlands -2 5 £354 -16.76% 4
East of England -63 4 £475 +30.14% 2
North East +36 3 £363 +12.23% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 107 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 95 (39.58%) SQL Server
3 94 (39.17%) .NET
4 85 (35.42%) C#
5 83 (34.58%) SQL
6 56 (23.33%) CRM
7 55 (22.92%) SharePoint
8 53 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 46 (19.17%) XML
11 41 (17.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 39 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 39 (16.25%) WCF
12 39 (16.25%) Windows
13 38 (15.83%) Finance
14 37 (15.42%) SOAP
15 30 (12.50%) Scrum
16 28 (11.67%) XSLT
16 28 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (11.25%) Web Services
17 27 (11.25%) JavaScript
17 27 (11.25%) Oracle
17 27 (11.25%) Migration
18 26 (10.83%) Middleware
18 26 (10.83%) Test Automation
19 25 (10.42%) SOA
19 25 (10.42%) ASP.NET
20 24 (10.00%) IBM
21 23 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
21 23 (9.58%) Visual Studio

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 55 (22.92%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.42%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.17%) JCAPS
4 9 (3.75%) IIS
5 8 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.92%) Apache
7 6 (2.50%) JBoss
7 6 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.67%) CMS
9 4 (1.67%) iPlanet
9 4 (1.67%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.67%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (1.67%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.83%) Commerce Server
10 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (5.42%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (4.58%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.83%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.75%) Dynamics 365
3 16 (6.67%) Office 365
4 8 (3.33%) Boomi
5 6 (2.50%) OneDrive
6 5 (2.08%) iPaaS
7 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (1.67%) PaaS
8 3 (1.25%) IaaS
8 3 (1.25%) SaaS
8 3 (1.25%) Slack
9 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.83%) Yammer
10 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.00%) SAN
2 8 (3.33%) Firewall
2 8 (3.33%) NAS
3 7 (2.92%) Skype
4 6 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.50%) WAN
5 5 (2.08%) DNS
5 5 (2.08%) Intranet
6 4 (1.67%) Internet
6 4 (1.67%) LAN
7 3 (1.25%) DHCP
7 3 (1.25%) Wireless
8 2 (0.83%) CTI
8 2 (0.83%) FCoE
8 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (7.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.92%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (2.92%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.92%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.25%) MySQL
11 3 (1.25%) Power BI
11 3 (1.25%) Redis
11 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.83%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 39 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (9.58%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.00%) Selenium
4 10 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.33%) JIRA
6 7 (2.92%) ReSharper
6 7 (2.92%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.08%) MorphX
8 4 (1.67%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.25%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.25%) gulp
9 3 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.83%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.42%) Toad
11 1 (0.42%) XMLSpy
General
1 38 (15.83%) Finance
2 14 (5.83%) Advertising
3 7 (2.92%) Banking
3 7 (2.92%) Legal
4 4 (1.67%) Publishing
5 2 (0.83%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (41.67%) Developer
2 47 (19.58%) BizTalk Developer
3 34 (14.17%) Architect
4 30 (12.50%) Analyst
5 26 (10.83%) Consultant
6 23 (9.58%) C# Developer
7 22 (9.17%) .NET Developer
8 16 (6.67%) Integration Developer
8 16 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.00%) C# WCF Developer
9 12 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.00%) WCF Developer
10 11 (4.58%) C# WPF Developer
10 11 (4.58%) WPF Developer
11 10 (4.17%) BizTalk Consultant
11 10 (4.17%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.75%) Applications Support
13 8 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (2.92%) Integration Architect
14 7 (2.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (39.17%) .NET
2 46 (19.17%) XML
3 39 (16.25%) WCF
4 37 (15.42%) SOAP
5 28 (11.67%) XSLT
6 27 (11.25%) Web Services
7 26 (10.83%) Middleware
8 25 (10.42%) ASP.NET
9 21 (8.75%) HTML
10 20 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 19 (7.92%) REST
12 18 (7.50%) IBM Integration Bus
13 17 (7.08%) .NET Framework
13 17 (7.08%) WPF
14 16 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (6.25%) CSS
15 15 (6.25%) JSON
16 10 (4.17%) DHTML
17 9 (3.75%) JSP
17 9 (3.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.58%) Fixed Income
4 9 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.33%) Clustering
6 7 (2.92%) User Experience
7 6 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.67%) NHS
10 3 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.25%) iPad
10 3 (1.25%) Replication
11 2 (0.83%) Blog
11 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.83%) PKI
12 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.25%) Windows
2 17 (7.08%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.00%) Linux
4 9 (3.75%) AIX
4 9 (3.75%) Unix
5 7 (2.92%) HPUX
6 4 (1.67%) Solaris
7 3 (1.25%) SUSE
7 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.33%) CRM
2 53 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (12.50%) Scrum
4 27 (11.25%) Migration
5 26 (10.83%) Test Automation
6 25 (10.42%) SOA
7 23 (9.58%) MVC
8 22 (9.17%) ITIL
9 21 (8.75%) Data Migration
10 20 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (8.33%) Workflow
11 19 (7.92%) B2B
11 19 (7.92%) TDD
12 16 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.67%) Project Management
13 15 (6.25%) Web Development
14 14 (5.83%) OO
15 13 (5.42%) MVVM
15 13 (5.42%) OOP
16 12 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 85 (35.42%) C#
2 83 (34.58%) SQL
3 27 (11.25%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.42%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.00%) C++
6 12 (5.00%) Java
7 9 (3.75%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.08%) X++
9 3 (1.25%) Delphi
9 3 (1.25%) XPath
10 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.83%) C-shell
10 2 (0.83%) Korn
10 2 (0.83%) Perl
10 2 (0.83%) PHP
10 2 (0.83%) Python
10 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.83%) VBA
10 2 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.75%) Degree
4 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.50%) ISEB
5 6 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) MAPM
8 2 (0.83%) MCSD
8 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.83%) PMP
9 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.17%) HL7
2 9 (3.75%) QA
3 7 (2.92%) SLA
4 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.83%) PMO
5 1 (0.42%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.67%) Docker
4 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.67%) KVM
4 4 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.83%) Samba
5 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) OpenView
1 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.67%) Puppet
2 3 (1.25%) SCOM
2 3 (1.25%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.42%) Salt
3 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 107 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.25%) Oracle
3 24 (10.00%) IBM
4 22 (9.17%) VMware
5 16 (6.67%) SAP
6 13 (5.42%) Cisco
7 11 (4.58%) Charles River
7 11 (4.58%) SimCorp
8 10 (4.17%) Fiorano
8 10 (4.17%) MuleSoft
9 9 (3.75%) InterSystems
10 8 (3.33%) Dell
10 8 (3.33%) HP
10 8 (3.33%) Informatica
10 8 (3.33%) SnapLogic
11 7 (2.92%) Citrix
11 7 (2.92%) Veritas
12 5 (2.08%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.08%) Capita
12 5 (2.08%) Red Hat