The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 65 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Development 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £390 £475
% change year-on-year
-8.97% -17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +80.32%
Business Development
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 484 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.52% 72.67% 70.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 306 190
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% -89.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Development across the Birmingham region.

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the Birmingham region.

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Development
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Development.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Transition Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification