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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 82 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Business Development 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.070% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.086% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £378 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -59.09%
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
1174 1162 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.33% 81.32% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 647 554
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) People Management
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Java EE
5 3 (30.00%) COBIT
5 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) Cognizant
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (10.00%) Defect Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (50.00%) People Management
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) COBIT
3 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Cognizant