The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills 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 Development over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 70 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Development 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.23% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£488 £700 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.35% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £11.63 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+136.55% +5.68%
Business Development
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1036 877 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.37% 72.36% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 472 203
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £29.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the Edinburgh region.

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Development
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (83.33%) MS Project
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) UML

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Project
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com