Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 631 463 676
Rank change year-on-year -168 +213 -28
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 167 58 173
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 1.30% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 36 129
10th Percentile £350 £309 £350
25th Percentile £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £463
Median % change year-on-year - -2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £550 £528 £550
90th Percentile £600 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £456 £450
% change year-on-year -6.85% +1.39% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.07

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 10,535 4,453 13,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.10% 14.98% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,195 2,989 8,686
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
25th Percentile £406 £381 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £451
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.11%
75th Percentile £594 £560 £556
90th Percentile £675 £655 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 114 309
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.63 £11.00
25th Percentile £16.27 £15.78 £14.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year +13.95% +3.09% +4.28%
75th Percentile £51.69 £38.06 £40.00
90th Percentile £67.79 £59.25 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +7.50% -2.44% +2.50%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BizTalk Server.

Daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BizTalk Server over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BizTalk Server.

Hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in the UK

BizTalk Server
Top 11 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 24 September 2021. 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 -152 128 £450 - 25
London -160 69 £450 - 9
UK excluding London -144 44 £425 -6.85% 19
Work from Home -230 36 £450 -2.70% 8
North of England -69 21 £425 -5.56% 5
South East -83 16 £350 -30.00% 7
Yorkshire -41 12 £525 +16.67% 2
North West -48 9 £425 -4.23% 3
East of England -39 6 £563 +181.25% 1
West Midlands -62 1 £600 +26.32%
Midlands -68 1 £600 +26.32%

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 156 (93.41%) Azure
2 102 (61.08%) .NET
3 89 (53.29%) C#
4 80 (47.90%) SQL
4 80 (47.90%) Azure Logic Apps
5 74 (44.31%) Oracle
6 70 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (41.32%) Microsoft
8 62 (37.13%) Dynamics 365
9 61 (36.53%) CRM
10 58 (34.73%) DevOps
11 54 (32.34%) Dynamics CRM
12 53 (31.74%) Serverless
12 53 (31.74%) Azure Functions
13 47 (28.14%) Social Skills
14 45 (26.95%) Dynamics AX
15 44 (26.35%) SharePoint
16 42 (25.15%) SAP
16 42 (25.15%) MuleSoft
17 41 (24.55%) Software Engineering
17 41 (24.55%) Azure SQL Database
18 40 (23.95%) Full Stack Development
19 39 (23.35%) Cloud Native
20 38 (22.75%) Azure Service Bus
20 38 (22.75%) PL/SQL
21 37 (22.16%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (21.56%) BusinessObjects
22 36 (21.56%) Migration
22 36 (21.56%) Legacy Systems
23 35 (20.96%) .NET Core

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 44 (26.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.40%) CMS
2 4 (2.40%) Confluence
2 4 (2.40%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) Kentico
4 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.60%) Mule
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 54 (32.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (26.95%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.80%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 156 (93.41%) Azure
2 80 (47.90%) Azure Logic Apps
3 62 (37.13%) Dynamics 365
4 53 (31.74%) Azure Functions
4 53 (31.74%) Serverless
5 38 (22.75%) Azure Service Bus
6 34 (20.36%) AWS
7 32 (19.16%) AWS Lambda
7 32 (19.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 32 (19.16%) Azure Storage
8 28 (16.77%) Azure Event Grid
9 21 (12.57%) SaaS
10 14 (8.38%) Azure Data Factory
11 13 (7.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (7.78%) iPaaS
12 11 (6.59%) PaaS
13 9 (5.39%) GitHub
14 8 (4.79%) Microsoft 365
15 4 (2.40%) Cloudflare
15 4 (2.40%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.79%) SSL
2 3 (1.80%) SMS
3 2 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (24.55%) Azure SQL Database
2 36 (21.56%) BusinessObjects
3 35 (20.96%) SQL Server
4 33 (19.76%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.80%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.80%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.20%) Big Data
8 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.60%) OLTP
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.60%) MSI
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
4 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (28.14%) Social Skills
2 26 (15.57%) Presentation Skills
3 21 (12.57%) Marketing
4 18 (10.78%) Finance
5 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.19%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.19%) Legal
7 6 (3.59%) Retail
8 5 (2.99%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.40%) Front Office
10 2 (1.20%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.60%) French Language
11 1 (0.60%) German Language
11 1 (0.60%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.60%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (61.68%) Developer
2 52 (31.14%) Azure Developer
3 27 (16.17%) C# Developer
4 25 (14.97%) CRM Developer
4 25 (14.97%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 22 (13.17%) Architect
6 21 (12.57%) .NET Developer
7 17 (10.18%) Energy Trading Developer
7 17 (10.18%) Integration Developer
8 13 (7.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (7.78%) Software Engineer
9 12 (7.19%) .NET Software Engineer
9 12 (7.19%) Azure Engineer
9 12 (7.19%) Integration Architect
10 11 (6.59%) BizTalk Developer
11 10 (5.99%) .NET Programmer
11 10 (5.99%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (5.99%) C# Programmer
11 10 (5.99%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (5.99%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (61.08%) .NET
2 35 (20.96%) .NET Core
2 35 (20.96%) J2EE
3 23 (13.77%) XML
4 17 (10.18%) EDI
4 17 (10.18%) REST
4 17 (10.18%) SOAP
4 17 (10.18%) Web Services
5 16 (9.58%) JSON
6 14 (8.38%) XSLT
7 10 (5.99%) .NET Framework
7 10 (5.99%) Swagger
8 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (4.79%) JDBC
9 8 (4.79%) LDAP
9 8 (4.79%) ODBC
9 8 (4.79%) SAML
9 8 (4.79%) XSD
10 7 (4.19%) Entity Framework
11 6 (3.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.35%) Cloud Native
2 36 (21.56%) Legacy Systems
3 7 (4.19%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.99%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (1.80%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.56%) Windows
2 4 (2.40%) Windows 10
2 4 (2.40%) Windows 7
2 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (1.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.53%) CRM
3 58 (34.73%) DevOps
4 41 (24.55%) Software Engineering
5 40 (23.95%) Full Stack Development
6 37 (22.16%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (21.56%) Migration
8 35 (20.96%) Microservices
9 34 (20.36%) SDLC
10 32 (19.16%) Data Development
11 28 (16.77%) Data Engineering
12 27 (16.17%) Data Migration
13 26 (15.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (9.58%) Data Modelling
15 14 (8.38%) API Development
15 14 (8.38%) Data Integration
16 12 (7.19%) Test Automation
17 11 (6.59%) ERP
18 10 (5.99%) Technology Roadmap
19 9 (5.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (53.29%) C#
2 80 (47.90%) SQL
3 38 (22.75%) PL/SQL
4 35 (20.96%) Java
5 34 (20.36%) T-SQL
6 33 (19.76%) Python
7 31 (18.56%) C++
7 31 (18.56%) Go
8 27 (16.17%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.40%) Delphi
10 1 (0.60%) Groovy
10 1 (0.60%) HiveQL
10 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.60%) X++
10 1 (0.60%) XPath
10 1 (0.60%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (0.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.40%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 3 (1.80%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.80%) XenApp
3 3 (1.80%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.60%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 34 (20.36%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.79%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.80%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.80%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 74 (44.31%) Oracle
2 69 (41.32%) Microsoft
3 42 (25.15%) MuleSoft
3 42 (25.15%) SAP
4 12 (7.19%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.79%) F5
6 6 (3.59%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.99%) JD Edwards
7 5 (2.99%) webMethods
8 4 (2.40%) Citrix
8 4 (2.40%) Databricks
8 4 (2.40%) JDA
8 4 (2.40%) VMware
9 3 (1.80%) SnapLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Dell
10 1 (0.60%) Sitecore