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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 55 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Business Development 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £230 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £25.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +185.71%
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
523 425 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.14% 70.25% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 262 245
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Presales

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Finance Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management