The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Developer
Rank 76 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.077% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
- -56.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1220 1070 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 92.00% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 494 459
Average daily rate £388 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 26
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.98 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.70 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Business Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Business Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Developer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Business Developer in their job title 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 with Business Developer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau
1 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) BODI
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) SAP

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Business Developer in their job title 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 with Business Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) BODI
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (25.00%) SAP