The first table below looks at the demand for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 July 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 City of London 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 182 199 207
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Development 16 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.43% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 7
Average daily rate
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£431 £413 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £253 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £642 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+84.87% -8.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4452 5405 5840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.69% 76.06% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 4052 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Development
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Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Marketing
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 6 (18.75%) Banking
4 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 5 (15.63%) HTML
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 5 (15.63%) CRM
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
6 4 (12.50%) CSS
6 4 (12.50%) Publishing
6 4 (12.50%) Games
6 4 (12.50%) Time Management
7 3 (9.38%) Kindle
7 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) Advertising
7 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) Adobe
7 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (9.38%) UNIX
8 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Flash

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.13%) InDesign
2 1 (3.13%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Loan IQ
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SDH
1 2 (6.25%) DWDM
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Mockito
1 1 (3.13%) JProfiler
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Marketing
3 6 (18.75%) Banking
4 4 (12.50%) Publishing
4 4 (12.50%) Games
5 3 (9.38%) Advertising
5 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (6.25%) Retail
7 1 (3.13%) Electronics
7 1 (3.13%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (3.13%) Billing
7 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Designer
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Business Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Product Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Sales Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) Flash
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Java EE
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Kindle
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Blog
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) BBC
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Games
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 5 (15.63%) CRM
4 4 (12.50%) Time Management
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Network Management
6 2 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.13%) Fund Management
7 1 (3.13%) Customer Insight
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) IIBA
3 1 (3.13%) CBAP
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MBA
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe
2 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) Ericsson
3 2 (6.25%) Huawei
4 1 (3.13%) Sony
4 1 (3.13%) Misys
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
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