The first table below looks at the demand for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 24 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 Cheshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Development 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £433 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £353 £310
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +13.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+400.00% -72.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
622 560 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.27% 74.07% 62.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 245 235
Average daily rate £388 £351 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Business Development
North West

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Business Development
North West

Business Development
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Designer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL