The first table below looks at the demand for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 67 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Development 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.74% 0.62% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.90% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate £323 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £11.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+365.90% -72.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
717 444 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.71% 68.73% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 286 439
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.70 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Development
South West

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Business Development
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) B2C
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) WebCenter
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Commercial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) B2C
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle