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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 139 179 196
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +17
Contract jobs citing Business Development 15 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Average daily rate £488 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £356 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £585 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -59.09%
Business Development
London

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
2958 4428 4982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.71% 80.54% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3452 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 (70.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Project Management
3 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (40.00%) IBM
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (40.00%) Analytics
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (35.00%) Presales
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (35.00%) Hedge funds
5 7 (35.00%) Risk Analytics
5 7 (35.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) J2EE
5 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
5 7 (35.00%) JSP
5 7 (35.00%) Servlets
5 7 (35.00%) XML
5 7 (35.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) BEA
5 7 (35.00%) Asset Management
5 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) Process Management
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (10.00%) Architect
1 2 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Consultant
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) CRM Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Product Director
2 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Project Director
2 1 (5.00%) Sales Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Senior Marketing Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Senior Risk Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (5.00%) UAT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) J2EE
1 7 (35.00%) JSP
1 7 (35.00%) Servlets
1 7 (35.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (35.00%) Hedge funds
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (40.00%) Analytics
3 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Asset Management
4 7 (35.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Presales
4 7 (35.00%) Process Management
4 7 (35.00%) Risk Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (10.00%) B2B
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Creative Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) KYC
8 1 (5.00%) Campaign Management
8 1 (5.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
8 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) IBM
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) BEA
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) Demandware
5 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau
5 1 (5.00%) TSYS