Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 664 674
Rank change year-on-year +58 +10 -229
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 144 217 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.37% 1.33% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 140 189
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -3.30% +2.25%
10th Percentile £400 £362 £344
90th Percentile £575 £575 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £30.95 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.91 -

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 10,490 16,363 16,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.40% 16.46% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,794 10,545 11,025
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £636 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 356 397
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £19.42
% change year-on-year +2.70% -4.74% -2.90%

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 January 2020.

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 January 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 +75 139 £450 +2.27% 36
UK excluding London +64 95 £425 -3.41% 21
London +97 44 £488 +8.33% 15
South East +64 35 £425 - 1
North of England +16 30 £500 - 10
Midlands +55 24 £525 +27.27% 9
Yorkshire +51 19 £425 +4.62% 5
West Midlands +47 16 £530 +24.71% 8
North West +6 9 £500 - 5
East Midlands +30 8 £410 +31.20% 1
South West +4 4 £475 +7.95% 1
Scotland - 2 - -
North East +17 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 73 (50.69%) C#
2 67 (46.53%) SQL Server
3 65 (45.14%) .NET
4 63 (43.75%) Azure
5 59 (40.97%) Microsoft
6 49 (34.03%) SQL
7 34 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (21.53%) CRM
9 30 (20.83%) XML
10 29 (20.14%) Dynamics CRM
11 26 (18.06%) SharePoint
12 25 (17.36%) Visual Studio
13 24 (16.67%) XSLT
13 24 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (15.28%) WCF
15 20 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (13.19%) Finance
16 19 (13.19%) Dynamics 365
17 18 (12.50%) Oracle
18 17 (11.81%) Web Services
18 17 (11.81%) Middleware
18 17 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (11.11%) Scrum
20 15 (10.42%) Migration
20 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
20 15 (10.42%) Data Integration
20 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
21 14 (9.72%) WebSphere
21 14 (9.72%) E-Commerce

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 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.72%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (2.08%) JBoss
4 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.39%) Apache
5 2 (1.39%) Confluence
5 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.39%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (20.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (6.94%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.39%) Elite 3E
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.69%) Maximo
4 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 63 (43.75%) Azure
2 19 (13.19%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (7.64%) Azure Functions
3 11 (7.64%) Serverless
4 9 (6.25%) Power Platform
5 7 (4.86%) AWS
5 7 (4.86%) PaaS
5 7 (4.86%) SaaS
6 6 (4.17%) IaaS
6 6 (4.17%) PowerApps
7 5 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (2.78%) OneDrive
9 3 (2.08%) Office 365
10 2 (1.39%) Boomi
10 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Flow
11 1 (0.69%) Apigee
11 1 (0.69%) npm
11 1 (0.69%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) Internet
2 5 (3.47%) SMTP
3 4 (2.78%) HTTP
4 3 (2.08%) DNS
4 3 (2.08%) Firewall
4 3 (2.08%) Network Security
5 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.39%) SSH
5 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.69%) FTP
6 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (46.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (4.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (4.17%) DTS
9 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (3.47%) Power BI
11 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (2.08%) Triplestore
13 2 (1.39%) Ingres
13 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (17.36%) Visual Studio
2 20 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 9 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (3.47%) Postman
5 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.78%) JIRA
6 2 (1.39%) Selenium
6 2 (1.39%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.69%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 19 (13.19%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.17%) Retail
4 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.78%) Marketing
6 3 (2.08%) Local Government
7 2 (1.39%) Back Office
7 2 (1.39%) Law
7 2 (1.39%) Legal
7 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (49.31%) Developer
2 51 (35.42%) BizTalk Developer
3 16 (11.11%) Architect
4 15 (10.42%) Analyst
5 13 (9.03%) Azure Developer
6 11 (7.64%) Consultant
7 9 (6.25%) Integration Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.86%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.47%) BizTalk Integration Developer
10 5 (3.47%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.47%) CRM Consultant
10 5 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 5 (3.47%) Integration Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Production Support Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Tester
11 4 (2.78%) BizTalk Architect
11 4 (2.78%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (45.14%) .NET
2 30 (20.83%) XML
3 24 (16.67%) XSLT
4 22 (15.28%) WCF
5 17 (11.81%) Middleware
5 17 (11.81%) Web Services
6 13 (9.03%) SOAP
7 12 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.64%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (6.94%) .NET Framework
9 10 (6.94%) REST
10 9 (6.25%) JSON
11 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.17%) J2EE
12 4 (2.78%) JMS
12 4 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (2.78%) WSDL
12 4 (2.78%) XML Schema
13 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.47%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.08%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.08%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.39%) Replication
5 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.03%) Windows
2 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.08%) Linux
4 2 (1.39%) Unix
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.53%) CRM
3 16 (11.11%) Scrum
4 15 (10.42%) Data Integration
4 15 (10.42%) Migration
5 14 (9.72%) E-Commerce
6 12 (8.33%) DevOps
6 12 (8.33%) Story Points
7 11 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.64%) ERP
7 11 (7.64%) SOA
8 8 (5.56%) ITIL
8 8 (5.56%) Line Management
9 7 (4.86%) Technical Leadership
10 6 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (4.17%) Facilities Management
10 6 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 6 (4.17%) Microservices
10 6 (4.17%) SDLC
10 6 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (50.69%) C#
2 49 (34.03%) SQL
3 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
4 11 (7.64%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.86%) Java
7 5 (3.47%) VBScript
8 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.08%) VB
9 2 (1.39%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.39%) Korn
9 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.39%) XPath
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.08%) Degree
3 3 (2.08%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.08%) PhD
4 2 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.69%) CSPO
5 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB
5 1 (0.69%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) HL7
2 1 (0.69%) RosettaNet
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) NFS
2 2 (1.39%) Samba
Vendors
1 59 (40.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.50%) Oracle
3 12 (8.33%) SAP
4 8 (5.56%) Cognos
5 5 (3.47%) IBM
6 4 (2.78%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.08%) hybris
7 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.39%) Dell
8 2 (1.39%) Northgate
8 2 (1.39%) Talend
9 1 (0.69%) Axway
9 1 (0.69%) Comino
9 1 (0.69%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.69%) Informatica
9 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.69%) Jitterbit
9 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.69%) Sparx
9 1 (0.69%) TIBCO