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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 194 183 203
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing Business Development 16 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 11
Average daily rate £419 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £247 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £740 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £330 £336
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.18 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £11.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+365.90% -72.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Development
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 9 (34.62%) Marketing
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) Banking
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) iPad
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 2 (7.69%) Product Management
6 2 (7.69%) SAP HANA
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.69%) SLA
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Adobe
6 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
6 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
6 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (7.69%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) InDesign
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SDH
1 2 (7.69%) DWDM
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SAP HANA
2 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) JProfiler
1 1 (3.85%) Mockito
General
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Games
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Billing
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Product Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) SAP HANA Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Business Objects Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Product Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) Flash
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) iPad
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Blog
2 1 (3.85%) Online Games
2 1 (3.85%) Online Gambling
2 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Games
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
1 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Network Management
4 2 (7.69%) Product Management
4 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.85%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe
1 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
1 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
1 2 (7.69%) Huawei
2 1 (3.85%) Sybase
2 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.85%) Reuters
2 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.85%) BI-SAM
2 1 (3.85%) Tradeweb