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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Development 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £230 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.34% -34.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £469
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.98 £51.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-49.31% +95.23%

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
515 512 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.22% 80.13% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 329 277
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 17 (94.44%) CRM
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 14 (77.78%) SharePoint
4 13 (72.22%) Manufacturing
4 13 (72.22%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (72.22%) Public Cloud
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.11%) Service Design
6 2 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Presales
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
6 2 (11.11%) ArchiMate
6 2 (11.11%) IaaS
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (11.11%) SaaS
6 2 (11.11%) PaaS
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
1 14 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (72.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Informix
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Architect
2 13 (72.22%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 3 (16.67%) CRM Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Teradata Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) CRM
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.11%) ArchiMate
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Service Design
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) E-business
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Basel II
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Netezza
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata