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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 426 398 403
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Development 154 157 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 74 46
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£419 £385 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% -18.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £170 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.84% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £51.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.07% +28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-56.09% +28.12%
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +6 80 £500 +25.00% 143
South East -31 31 £330 -5.71% 61
North West -16 12 £325 -26.13% 21
North East -7 8 £328 +24.76% 8
East Midlands -5 7 - - 5
East of England +6 6 £350 - 10
West Midlands -13 4 £340 - 18
Yorkshire -13 2 £250 +42.85% 14
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 120 (37.15%) Finance
2 98 (30.34%) Project Management
3 66 (20.43%) Degree
4 48 (14.86%) MS Excel
5 47 (14.55%) Marketing
5 47 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (14.24%) Security Cleared
7 43 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (12.07%) SQL
9 34 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 34 (10.53%) Banking
10 33 (10.22%) MS Office
10 33 (10.22%) PRINCE2
11 31 (9.60%) Telecoms
11 31 (9.60%) Oracle
11 31 (9.60%) SC Cleared
12 30 (9.29%) ITIL
13 29 (8.98%) Time Management
14 27 (8.36%) Java
15 26 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
16 25 (7.74%) Cisco
17 24 (7.43%) QA
17 24 (7.43%) User Experience
18 23 (7.12%) MS Project
18 23 (7.12%) Legal
19 22 (6.81%) Change Management
19 22 (6.81%) Information Security
20 20 (6.19%) OO
20 20 (6.19%) Business Analysis
20 20 (6.19%) Mentoring

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.72%) SAS
3 5 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.93%) IIS
4 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.62%) CMS
5 2 (0.62%) Mule
6 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 48 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 33 (10.22%) MS Office
3 26 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (7.12%) MS Project
5 10 (3.10%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.24%) SPSS
7 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.31%) FastStats
8 1 (0.31%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.62%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) Magento
5 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.31%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.17%) SaaS
3 5 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.55%) PaaS
3 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.55%) IaaS
4 4 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.93%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.62%) Force.com
6 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.88%) Wireless
2 17 (5.26%) Firewall
3 9 (2.79%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (2.48%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (2.48%) Internet
5 5 (1.55%) VLAN
5 5 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.24%) RFID
6 4 (1.24%) Extranet
6 4 (1.24%) NFC
6 4 (1.24%) Network Security
7 3 (0.93%) MPLS
7 3 (0.93%) IPv6
7 3 (0.93%) Broadband
7 3 (0.93%) LAN
7 3 (0.93%) WAN
8 2 (0.62%) HTTP
8 2 (0.62%) VPN
8 2 (0.62%) SNA
8 2 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.41%) SQL Server
1 11 (3.41%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.79%) Big Data
3 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.55%) QlikView
4 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.55%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (1.55%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (1.55%) TKPROF
5 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.24%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.24%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.24%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.93%) MS Access
6 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.93%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.24%) Maven
3 3 (0.93%) JIRA
3 3 (0.93%) ClearQuest
3 3 (0.93%) JUnit
4 2 (0.62%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.62%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.62%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.62%) Rational Robot
4 2 (0.62%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
5 1 (0.31%) Hudson
5 1 (0.31%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 120 (37.15%) Finance
2 47 (14.55%) Marketing
3 34 (10.53%) Banking
4 31 (9.60%) Telecoms
5 23 (7.12%) Legal
6 15 (4.64%) Retail
7 12 (3.72%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.17%) Multimedia
8 7 (2.17%) Billing
9 5 (1.55%) Publishing
10 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.93%) Back Office
11 3 (0.93%) Law
12 2 (0.62%) Games
12 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.62%) Front Office
12 2 (0.62%) Automotive
13 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (16.41%) Analyst
2 52 (16.10%) Project Manager
3 45 (13.93%) Consultant
4 32 (9.91%) Architect
5 30 (9.29%) Business Analyst
6 27 (8.36%) Developer
7 17 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (4.95%) Business Consultant
9 15 (4.64%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (3.10%) Development Manager
11 9 (2.79%) Service Manager
11 9 (2.79%) Senior Manager
12 8 (2.48%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.48%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (2.17%) Business Manager
13 7 (2.17%) Programme Director
13 7 (2.17%) Applications Support
14 6 (1.86%) Technical Architect
14 6 (1.86%) Transition Manager
14 6 (1.86%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.95%) Web Services
1 16 (4.95%) HTML
2 14 (4.33%) XML
2 14 (4.33%) CSS
3 13 (4.02%) REST
4 12 (3.72%) SOAP
5 11 (3.41%) .NET
6 9 (2.79%) jQuery
6 9 (2.79%) HTML5
7 8 (2.48%) OpenID
7 8 (2.48%) SAML
7 8 (2.48%) Spring
7 8 (2.48%) OAuth
8 7 (2.17%) CSS3
9 5 (1.55%) J2EE
10 4 (1.24%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.24%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.24%) JMS
10 4 (1.24%) WCF
10 4 (1.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.43%) User Experience
3 18 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.64%) Visualisation
5 14 (4.33%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.79%) PMI
7 8 (2.48%) Biometrics
8 7 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.86%) Statistics
10 5 (1.55%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.24%) Open Source
11 4 (1.24%) NHS
11 4 (1.24%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.24%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.93%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.93%) Blog
12 3 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.95%) UNIX
2 15 (4.64%) Windows
3 6 (1.86%) Linux
4 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.55%) Android
4 5 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.34%) Project Management
2 43 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (10.22%) PRINCE2
4 30 (9.29%) ITIL
5 29 (8.98%) Time Management
6 22 (6.81%) Change Management
6 22 (6.81%) Information Security
7 20 (6.19%) OO
7 20 (6.19%) Business Analysis
7 20 (6.19%) Mentoring
7 20 (6.19%) Analytics
8 19 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 17 (5.26%) TOGAF
9 17 (5.26%) Service Management
10 16 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (4.95%) Requirements Management
10 16 (4.95%) Change Control
11 15 (4.64%) UML
11 15 (4.64%) CRM
12 14 (4.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.07%) SQL
2 27 (8.36%) Java
3 12 (3.72%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.41%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.79%) C++
6 8 (2.48%) C
6 8 (2.48%) C#
7 7 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.55%) Python
9 3 (0.93%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.62%) SOQL
10 2 (0.62%) SOSL
10 2 (0.62%) Spark SQL
10 2 (0.62%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.62%) Scala
10 2 (0.62%) R
11 1 (0.31%) Tcl
11 1 (0.31%) VBA
11 1 (0.31%) Perl
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (20.43%) Degree
2 46 (14.24%) Security Cleared
3 31 (9.60%) SC Cleared
4 19 (5.88%) CISSP
5 17 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 14 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.33%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.10%) PMP
7 10 (3.10%) MBA
8 9 (2.79%) CCNP
9 8 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.55%) CCNA
11 4 (1.24%) ISEB
11 4 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.93%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.62%) MCSE
13 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.62%) CIMA
13 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.43%) QA
2 6 (1.86%) SLA
3 2 (0.62%) P3O
3 2 (0.62%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) WAI
4 1 (0.31%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.24%) XenServer
3 3 (0.93%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.62%) vSphere
4 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.31%) XenApp
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Cast Iron
1 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.31%) SCCM
2 1 (0.31%) WSUS
2 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Ansible
2 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.60%) Oracle
3 25 (7.74%) Cisco
4 15 (4.64%) HP
5 12 (3.72%) SAP
6 11 (3.41%) IBM
7 10 (3.10%) VMware
8 8 (2.48%) Huawei
9 7 (2.17%) Juniper
9 7 (2.17%) F5
10 6 (1.86%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (1.86%) ArcSight
10 6 (1.86%) Nokia
10 6 (1.86%) Citrix
10 6 (1.86%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.86%) McAfee
10 6 (1.86%) Blue Coat
10 6 (1.86%) TippingPoint
11 5 (1.55%) Google
11 5 (1.55%) Mantas
York
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £190 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Rate: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago