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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 181 192 178
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Development 11 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.22% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +13.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £8.75 -
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -
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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
3988 4651 4352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.71% 77.43% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3120 3413 3332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Marketing
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 7 (21.21%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) User Experience
4 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (18.18%) Banking
6 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) Biometrics
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Retail
8 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (9.09%) Data Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) B2B
8 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle
9 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
9 2 (6.06%) J2EE
9 2 (6.06%) UML
9 2 (6.06%) MS Project
9 2 (6.06%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (6.06%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Marketing
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Architect
1 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Development Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Online Development Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Head of User Experience
5 2 (6.06%) Creative Director
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.06%) HR Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
1 2 (6.06%) Spring
1 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (6.06%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) DOM
2 1 (3.03%) SAX
2 1 (3.03%) FpML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) User Experience
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Biometrics
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.03%) GIS
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) OO
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) B2B
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.06%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Coaching
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 2 (6.06%) Kanban
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
5 2 (6.06%) UML
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.03%) FATCA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Calypso
2 2 (6.06%) SunGard
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) Reuters
3 1 (3.03%) ESRI
3 1 (3.03%) Omniture
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft