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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Development 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.16 £55.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-57.89% +84.87%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1277 993 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.56% 77.34% 73.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 577 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
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 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com