Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 623 438 387
Rank change year-on-year -185 -51 -16
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 275 550 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 2.81% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 400 501
UK median daily rate £435 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +3.53% +3.03%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -48.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 16983 19569 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.52% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11149 12702 12762
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £229
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 489 607
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.19
% change year-on-year -3.52% +8.05% +9.63%

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 18 November 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 15 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 18 November 2017. 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 -161 247 £450 +2.27% 21
UK excluding London -146 159 £400 -3.03% 11
London -47 108 £475 +5.56% 10
South East -40 64 £425 -1.45% 7
North of England -8 31 £400 -5.88% 1
Midlands -17 19 £425 -10.53% 3
North West +2 17 £400 -11.11% 1
East of England -58 16 £333 -4.79%
Wales - 16 £375 -
West Midlands +3 11 £469 +4.17% 2
North East +55 10 £400 +23.08%
East Midlands +7 8 £345 -34.29% 1
Scotland -11 7 £360 -10.00%
South West -22 6 £435 -1.69%
Yorkshire -14 4 £350 -22.22%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 134 (48.73%) Microsoft
2 121 (44.00%) .NET
3 117 (42.55%) SQL Server
4 92 (33.45%) SQL
5 90 (32.73%) C#
6 61 (22.18%) Windows
6 61 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (21.09%) SharePoint
8 56 (20.36%) CRM
9 52 (18.91%) XML
10 48 (17.45%) SOAP
11 45 (16.36%) Dynamics CRM
12 44 (16.00%) WCF
12 44 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 39 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (13.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 37 (13.45%) Visual Studio
15 37 (13.45%) Web Services
15 37 (13.45%) ITIL
16 34 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (12.36%) PowerShell
17 33 (12.00%) Migration
18 32 (11.64%) Microsoft Office
19 31 (11.27%) VMware
20 30 (10.91%) Workflow
21 29 (10.55%) Oracle
22 28 (10.18%) SOA
23 27 (9.82%) MVC
24 26 (9.45%) Finance
24 26 (9.45%) JavaScript

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 58 (21.09%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.09%) IIS
3 16 (5.82%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (5.45%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.09%) Apache
6 13 (4.73%) CMS
6 13 (4.73%) JBoss
6 13 (4.73%) JCAPS
6 13 (4.73%) MQSeries
6 13 (4.73%) MS Exchange
6 13 (4.73%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.36%) OpenStack
7 12 (4.36%) Skype for Business
8 11 (4.00%) iPlanet
8 11 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 11 (4.00%) WebLogic
8 11 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (11.64%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.91%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (4.36%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (16.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (7.27%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (4.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (4.00%) SimCorp Dimension
5 8 (2.91%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.73%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.55%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (4.73%) Office 365
4 9 (3.27%) Yammer
5 7 (2.55%) PaaS
6 6 (2.18%) GitHub
6 6 (2.18%) IaaS
7 4 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (1.45%) SaaS
8 3 (1.09%) Slack
9 2 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.73%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.73%) Boomi
10 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.36%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.18%) SAN
2 16 (5.82%) NAS
3 13 (4.73%) Firewall
3 13 (4.73%) LDAP
3 13 (4.73%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.64%) DNS
5 8 (2.91%) WAN
6 6 (2.18%) FCoE
6 6 (2.18%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.82%) Internet
7 5 (1.82%) Intranet
8 4 (1.45%) DHCP
8 4 (1.45%) HTTP
8 4 (1.45%) Skype
9 3 (1.09%) SMTP
9 3 (1.09%) VLAN
10 2 (0.73%) CTI
10 2 (0.73%) LAN
11 1 (0.36%) FTP
11 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.18%) Power BI
10 5 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.09%) MySQL
12 3 (1.09%) Redis
13 2 (0.73%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.73%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 39 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (13.45%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.09%) SoapUI
4 13 (4.73%) MorphX
5 11 (4.00%) MSBuild
6 9 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (3.27%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.91%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.91%) JIRA
8 6 (2.18%) NuGet
8 6 (2.18%) Selenium
9 5 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.82%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.45%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.09%) Ant
11 3 (1.09%) Gradle
11 3 (1.09%) gulp
11 3 (1.09%) Maven
12 2 (0.73%) XMLSpy
General
1 26 (9.45%) Finance
2 15 (5.45%) Advertising
2 15 (5.45%) Banking
3 9 (3.27%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.18%) General Ledger
4 6 (2.18%) Legal
5 4 (1.45%) Publishing
6 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.73%) Marketing
7 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (40.73%) Developer
2 50 (18.18%) BizTalk Developer
3 36 (13.09%) Architect
4 35 (12.73%) Consultant
5 29 (10.55%) .NET Developer
6 28 (10.18%) C# Developer
7 26 (9.45%) Analyst
8 16 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.36%) C# WCF Developer
9 12 (4.36%) WCF Developer
10 11 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
10 11 (4.00%) SQL Developer
10 11 (4.00%) WPF Developer
11 10 (3.64%) BizTalk Consultant
11 10 (3.64%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.27%) Integration Analyst
12 9 (3.27%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.91%) Test Analyst
13 8 (2.91%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (44.00%) .NET
2 52 (18.91%) XML
3 48 (17.45%) SOAP
4 44 (16.00%) WCF
5 37 (13.45%) Web Services
6 25 (9.09%) REST
6 25 (9.09%) XSLT
7 23 (8.36%) AngularJS
7 23 (8.36%) ASP.NET
8 21 (7.64%) IBM Integration Bus
8 21 (7.64%) Middleware
9 20 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (6.91%) HTML
11 17 (6.18%) JSON
12 15 (5.45%) .NET Framework
12 15 (5.45%) WPF
13 14 (5.09%) J2EE
14 12 (4.36%) CSS
15 11 (4.00%) Entity Framework
16 10 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.18%) Clustering
3 15 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.00%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.91%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.18%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.82%) NHS
9 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.45%) Replication
10 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.09%) iPad
10 3 (1.09%) User Experience
11 2 (0.73%) Blog
11 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.18%) Windows
2 25 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 22 (8.00%) Linux
4 16 (5.82%) Unix
5 15 (5.45%) AIX
5 15 (5.45%) HPUX
6 12 (4.36%) Solaris
7 11 (4.00%) SUSE
8 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.36%) CRM
3 37 (13.45%) ITIL
4 34 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (12.00%) Migration
6 30 (10.91%) Workflow
7 28 (10.18%) SOA
8 27 (9.82%) MVC
9 25 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 24 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.91%) DevOps
11 19 (6.91%) Project Management
12 18 (6.55%) Release Management
12 18 (6.55%) Scrum
13 16 (5.82%) Data Management
13 16 (5.82%) ERP
13 16 (5.82%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.82%) Waterfall
14 15 (5.45%) Service Management
14 15 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (33.45%) SQL
2 90 (32.73%) C#
3 34 (12.36%) PowerShell
4 26 (9.45%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.55%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.45%) C++
6 15 (5.45%) Java
7 13 (4.73%) X++
8 10 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.18%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.18%) C-shell
9 6 (2.18%) Korn
9 6 (2.18%) Perl
9 6 (2.18%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.45%) PHP
11 3 (1.09%) Delphi
11 3 (1.09%) XPath
12 2 (0.73%) VBA
12 2 (0.73%) XAML
13 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.73%) Degree
5 8 (2.91%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.73%) ISEB
8 2 (0.73%) MCSD
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.36%) MAPM
9 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PMP
9 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.45%) HL7
2 7 (2.55%) QA
3 4 (1.45%) SLA
4 3 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.09%) PMO
5 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.36%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.36%) KVM
3 12 (4.36%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (4.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (2.18%) Samba
5 4 (1.45%) Docker
6 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.36%) OpenView
2 10 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.64%) Puppet
3 7 (2.55%) Ansible
4 4 (1.45%) Terraform
5 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.73%) SCOM
5 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 134 (48.73%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.27%) VMware
3 29 (10.55%) Oracle
4 24 (8.73%) IBM
5 20 (7.27%) SAP
6 17 (6.18%) Cisco
7 14 (5.09%) Red Hat
8 13 (4.73%) Fiorano
9 12 (4.36%) Cognos
9 12 (4.36%) HP
9 12 (4.36%) InterSystems
9 12 (4.36%) Opsware
9 12 (4.36%) PlateSpin
9 12 (4.36%) Sun
9 12 (4.36%) Veritas
10 11 (4.00%) Charles River
10 11 (4.00%) F5
10 11 (4.00%) SimCorp
11 9 (3.27%) Sitecore
11 9 (3.27%) TIBCO