The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 177 198 188
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Development 16 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £419 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £310 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £490 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £33.18 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £55.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-59.09% +400.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4247 4794 4805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.68% 77.19% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 3519 3656
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 53
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015, 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 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) Biometrics
4 7 (25.00%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) Marketing
4 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) MS Office
6 5 (17.86%) VLAN
7 4 (14.29%) Legal
7 4 (14.29%) B2B
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Google
8 3 (10.71%) Degree
8 3 (10.71%) Matrix Management
8 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) Analytics
9 2 (7.14%) Market Research
9 2 (7.14%) Social Media
9 2 (7.14%) User Experience
9 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.14%) Billing
9 2 (7.14%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) MTS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) VLAN
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (7.14%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.57%) Publishing
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Product Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Strategy Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Account Executive
6 1 (3.57%) Product Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) Django
2 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Biometrics
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Social Media
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) OO
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) B2B
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Matrix Management
5 2 (7.14%) Market Research
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) SEO
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Campaign Management
6 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Pay per click
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) OOD
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Tradeweb
2 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.57%) eSpeed
2 1 (3.57%) Omniture
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