The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 427 423 392
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs citing Business Development 156 136 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 64 56
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£425 £383 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £532 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £8.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.95 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £8.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -78.12%
Business Development
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37787 35117 32794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.61% 74.20% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25121 22069 19640
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1075 1388
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Development
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Business Development Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 75 £450 +5.88% 85
South East -17 36 £525 +33.33% 48
South West -22 16 £340 +126.66% 16
East Midlands +13 15 £313 +25.00% 15
North West -12 6 £500 +31.14% 9
East of England -9 3 £350 - 19
North East -25 3 £307 -25.73% 3
Yorkshire -15 2 £415 +10.66% 6
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 11
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 118 (37.82%) Finance
2 76 (24.36%) Project Management
3 62 (19.87%) Security Cleared
4 60 (19.23%) Degree
5 52 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (14.10%) Marketing
8 38 (12.18%) Service Delivery
9 35 (11.22%) Oracle
10 34 (10.90%) SC Cleared
11 32 (10.26%) TOGAF
12 29 (9.29%) Telecoms
12 29 (9.29%) DV Cleared
13 28 (8.97%) Enterprise Architecture
13 28 (8.97%) Information Security
14 27 (8.65%) Change Management
14 27 (8.65%) ITIL
14 27 (8.65%) PRINCE2
14 27 (8.65%) Banking
14 27 (8.65%) Business Analysis
15 25 (8.01%) MS Excel
16 24 (7.69%) Time Management
16 24 (7.69%) User Experience
17 23 (7.37%) UML
17 23 (7.37%) Microsoft
18 21 (6.73%) CISSP
19 18 (5.77%) B2B
19 18 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
20 17 (5.45%) Management Information System
20 17 (5.45%) SLA

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.96%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.96%) IIS
4 3 (0.96%) CMS
5 2 (0.64%) Confluence
5 2 (0.64%) JBoss
5 2 (0.64%) Mule
6 1 (0.32%) Drupal
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
6 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (4.81%) MS Office
4 10 (3.21%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.24%) MS Project
6 4 (1.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.96%) Teamcenter
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.96%) Magento
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.32%) Summit
3 1 (0.32%) HFM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Taleo
3 1 (0.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.32%) IaaS
3 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.92%) Intranet
3 5 (1.60%) SAN
3 5 (1.60%) LAN
3 5 (1.60%) Firewall
4 4 (1.28%) FTP
5 3 (0.96%) IPv4
5 3 (0.96%) IPv6
5 3 (0.96%) DOCSIS
5 3 (0.96%) DSL
5 3 (0.96%) Internet
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.64%) Extranet
6 2 (0.64%) MPLS
6 2 (0.64%) WAN
6 2 (0.64%) VPN
6 2 (0.64%) DNS
7 1 (0.32%) VLAN
7 1 (0.32%) NFC
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.92%) Big Data
3 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.60%) DB2
4 4 (1.28%) SAP HANA
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.64%) MS Access
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.32%) MySQL
7 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.32%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.28%) JIRA
3 3 (0.96%) Subversion
3 3 (0.96%) Maven
3 3 (0.96%) RequisitePro
3 3 (0.96%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.96%) GCC
3 3 (0.96%) GDB
4 2 (0.64%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.64%) Hudson
4 2 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.64%) Rational Robot
4 2 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.64%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.32%) Ant
5 1 (0.32%) JUnit
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 118 (37.82%) Finance
2 44 (14.10%) Marketing
3 29 (9.29%) Telecoms
4 27 (8.65%) Banking
5 11 (3.53%) Retail
5 11 (3.53%) Legal
6 9 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.88%) Publishing
7 6 (1.92%) Front Office
8 4 (1.28%) Law
8 4 (1.28%) Advertising
8 4 (1.28%) Billing
9 3 (0.96%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.96%) Local Government
10 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.64%) Electronics
10 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 54 (17.31%) Analyst
2 46 (14.74%) Architect
3 40 (12.82%) Business Analyst
4 31 (9.94%) Project Manager
5 28 (8.97%) Consultant
6 27 (8.65%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (7.37%) Service Manager
7 23 (7.37%) Developer
8 18 (5.77%) Services Delivery Manager
8 18 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (4.81%) Business Manager
10 13 (4.17%) Development Manager
11 10 (3.21%) Product Manager
11 10 (3.21%) Business Development Manager
12 9 (2.88%) Business Consultant
12 9 (2.88%) Administrator
13 8 (2.56%) Senior Manager
14 7 (2.24%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.24%) Coordinator
14 7 (2.24%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.49%) OAuth
1 14 (4.49%) SAML
1 14 (4.49%) OpenID
2 10 (3.21%) HTML
3 9 (2.88%) XML
4 8 (2.56%) Web Services
5 6 (1.92%) REST
5 6 (1.92%) CSS
5 6 (1.92%) SOAP
6 5 (1.60%) jQuery
6 5 (1.60%) STL
6 5 (1.60%) HTML5
7 4 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.28%) Spring
8 3 (0.96%) .NET
8 3 (0.96%) J2EE
8 3 (0.96%) Sass
8 3 (0.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.69%) User Experience
3 17 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.13%) Visualisation
5 10 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.88%) PMI
7 6 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.28%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.96%) IPTV
9 3 (0.96%) NHS
9 3 (0.96%) DTV
9 3 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.96%) Open Source
9 3 (0.96%) Social Media
10 2 (0.64%) iPad
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.64%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.64%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.85%) Windows
2 11 (3.53%) Linux
3 7 (2.24%) Android
3 7 (2.24%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.28%) UNIX
5 3 (0.96%) Solaris
6 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) HPUX
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.36%) Project Management
2 48 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (12.18%) Service Delivery
4 32 (10.26%) TOGAF
5 28 (8.97%) Enterprise Architecture
5 28 (8.97%) Information Security
6 27 (8.65%) Change Management
6 27 (8.65%) ITIL
6 27 (8.65%) PRINCE2
6 27 (8.65%) Business Analysis
7 24 (7.69%) Time Management
8 23 (7.37%) UML
9 18 (5.77%) B2B
10 16 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (4.81%) Migration
11 15 (4.81%) Service Management
12 14 (4.49%) Programme Management
12 14 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (4.17%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 10 (3.21%) Java
2 10 (3.21%) SQL
3 8 (2.56%) C#
4 7 (2.24%) C
5 6 (1.92%) C++
6 5 (1.60%) Python
7 4 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.96%) Ruby
8 3 (0.96%) PHP
8 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.32%) Perl
10 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (19.87%) Security Cleared
2 60 (19.23%) Degree
3 34 (10.90%) SC Cleared
4 29 (9.29%) DV Cleared
5 21 (6.73%) CISSP
6 13 (4.17%) PMI Certification
7 11 (3.53%) ISEB
8 10 (3.21%) PMP
9 5 (1.60%) CBAP
10 4 (1.28%) IIBA
10 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.96%) CAPM
11 3 (0.96%) MBA
11 3 (0.96%) CISA
11 3 (0.96%) CIMA
11 3 (0.96%) ACCA
12 2 (0.64%) APMP
12 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.32%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.45%) SLA
2 15 (4.81%) QA
3 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.96%) P3O
4 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) WAI
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.32%) Basel III
System Software
1 10 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (0.64%) NFS
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.32%) Xen
3 1 (0.32%) KVM
3 1 (0.32%) vSphere
3 1 (0.32%) XenApp
3 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) SCCM
1 2 (0.64%) SCOM
2 1 (0.32%) WSUS
2 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (11.22%) Oracle
2 23 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.17%) HP
4 12 (3.85%) Cisco
4 12 (3.85%) SAP
5 11 (3.53%) IBM
6 10 (3.21%) VMware
6 10 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.92%) ArcSight
7 6 (1.92%) Juniper
8 5 (1.60%) Blue Coat
8 5 (1.60%) Citrix
8 5 (1.60%) SunGard
8 5 (1.60%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.60%) Reuters
8 5 (1.60%) McAfee
8 5 (1.60%) F5
9 4 (1.28%) Marketo
9 4 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.28%) Adobe
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