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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 434 407 391
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Development 154 149 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 89 55
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£400 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% -7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £254 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £419
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +80.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £22.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.59 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £55.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-59.54% +80.32%
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -18 71 £519 +29.68% 144
South East -13 38 £398 +13.57% 50
North West -7 11 £375 - 24
North East -13 10 £344 +28.32% 19
East of England +1 7 £350 - 13
West Midlands -6 7 £400 +2.56% 19
Yorkshire -20 3 £325 -33.67% 13
East Midlands -9 1 - - 7
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (36.25%) Finance
2 95 (28.70%) Project Management
3 62 (18.73%) Degree
4 54 (16.31%) SQL
5 51 (15.41%) Marketing
6 46 (13.90%) MS Excel
7 45 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (12.99%) Banking
9 41 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (11.48%) Oracle
11 37 (11.18%) Security Cleared
12 34 (10.27%) Telecoms
13 33 (9.97%) MS Office
13 33 (9.97%) Microsoft
14 30 (9.06%) Business Analysis
15 28 (8.46%) Analytics
16 27 (8.16%) UNIX
17 26 (7.85%) Java
17 26 (7.85%) Change Management
18 25 (7.55%) Legal
18 25 (7.55%) ITIL
18 25 (7.55%) CRM
18 25 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
19 24 (7.25%) SC Cleared
19 24 (7.25%) Mentoring
20 23 (6.95%) User Experience
20 23 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
20 23 (6.95%) PRINCE2
21 22 (6.65%) XML
21 22 (6.65%) Retail

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.93%) SAS
3 5 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.21%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.21%) MTS
4 4 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.60%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.30%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.97%) MS Office
3 25 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (5.74%) MS Project
5 7 (2.11%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.30%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.60%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) ACBS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.30%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.81%) SaaS
3 5 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.21%) PaaS
4 4 (1.21%) IaaS
4 4 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.91%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.60%) Force.com
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.14%) Wireless
2 15 (4.53%) Firewall
3 14 (4.23%) Internet
4 9 (2.72%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (1.81%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (1.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.51%) VLAN
7 4 (1.21%) Network Security
7 4 (1.21%) Extranet
8 3 (0.91%) WAN
8 3 (0.91%) IPv6
8 3 (0.91%) Broadband
8 3 (0.91%) LAN
9 2 (0.60%) GSM
9 2 (0.60%) SNA
9 2 (0.60%) SAN
9 2 (0.60%) RFID
9 2 (0.60%) NFC
10 1 (0.30%) IOS XR
10 1 (0.30%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.74%) Oracle Database
2 17 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.23%) Oracle9i Database
3 14 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.63%) Big Data
5 11 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.02%) MS Access
6 10 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.11%) TKPROF
7 7 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.51%) QlikView
8 5 (1.51%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.21%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.91%) HBase
10 3 (0.91%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.91%) ClearQuest
3 3 (0.91%) JUnit
3 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.91%) Maven
4 2 (0.60%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.60%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.60%) Rational Robot
4 2 (0.60%) Subversion
4 2 (0.60%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) JIRA
5 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 120 (36.25%) Finance
2 51 (15.41%) Marketing
3 43 (12.99%) Banking
4 34 (10.27%) Telecoms
5 25 (7.55%) Legal
6 22 (6.65%) Retail
7 12 (3.63%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.72%) Retail Banking
9 8 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (2.11%) Automotive
10 7 (2.11%) Multimedia
10 7 (2.11%) Billing
11 4 (1.21%) Back Office
12 3 (0.91%) Law
12 3 (0.91%) Publishing
13 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.60%) Advertising
13 2 (0.60%) Front Office
14 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (16.01%) Project Manager
2 52 (15.71%) Analyst
3 37 (11.18%) Consultant
3 37 (11.18%) Developer
4 33 (9.97%) Business Analyst
5 31 (9.37%) Architect
6 15 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (4.23%) Senior Consultant
7 14 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
8 13 (3.93%) Business Consultant
9 11 (3.32%) Development Manager
10 10 (3.02%) Senior Manager
11 9 (2.72%) Java Developer
12 8 (2.42%) Security Consultant
12 8 (2.42%) Senior Security Consultant
13 7 (2.11%) Marketing Manager
13 7 (2.11%) Business Manager
13 7 (2.11%) Transition Manager
13 7 (2.11%) Applications Support
13 7 (2.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.65%) XML
2 15 (4.53%) Web Services
3 12 (3.63%) .NET
4 11 (3.32%) HTML
5 10 (3.02%) SOAP
6 8 (2.42%) REST
7 7 (2.11%) CSS
7 7 (2.11%) Spring
8 5 (1.51%) jQuery
8 5 (1.51%) OAuth
8 5 (1.51%) OpenID
8 5 (1.51%) HTML5
8 5 (1.51%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.51%) SAML
8 5 (1.51%) Middleware
9 3 (0.91%) XML Messaging
9 3 (0.91%) XSD
9 3 (0.91%) XSL
9 3 (0.91%) JMS
9 3 (0.91%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.95%) User Experience
3 19 (5.74%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.63%) Visualisation
4 12 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.72%) PMI
6 8 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.11%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.81%) Statistics
8 6 (1.81%) NHS
8 6 (1.81%) Biometrics
9 5 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.21%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.91%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.91%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.91%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.60%) Social Network
12 2 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.16%) UNIX
2 13 (3.93%) Windows
3 8 (2.42%) Linux
4 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (28.70%) Project Management
2 41 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (9.06%) Business Analysis
4 28 (8.46%) Analytics
5 26 (7.85%) Change Management
6 25 (7.55%) ITIL
6 25 (7.55%) CRM
7 24 (7.25%) Mentoring
8 23 (6.95%) PRINCE2
8 23 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (5.74%) UML
9 19 (5.74%) OO
9 19 (5.74%) SDLC
10 18 (5.44%) Service Management
10 18 (5.44%) Six Sigma
10 18 (5.44%) Time Management
11 17 (5.14%) Information Security
12 16 (4.83%) TOGAF
12 16 (4.83%) Migration
12 16 (4.83%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.31%) SQL
2 26 (7.85%) Java
3 20 (6.04%) PL/SQL
4 16 (4.83%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.11%) C
6 7 (2.11%) C#
7 6 (1.81%) C++
8 5 (1.51%) Python
9 4 (1.21%) R
10 3 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.91%) Scala
11 2 (0.60%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.60%) SOQL
11 2 (0.60%) SOSL
11 2 (0.60%) Spark SQL
11 2 (0.60%) VBA
12 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
12 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (18.73%) Degree
2 37 (11.18%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.83%) CISSP
5 15 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.53%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.93%) MBA
7 10 (3.02%) PMP
7 10 (3.02%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.72%) Postgraduate
8 9 (2.72%) CCNP
9 6 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.51%) CCNA
11 4 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.60%) CCIE
12 2 (0.60%) MCSE
12 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.60%) CIMA
13 1 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.04%) QA
2 11 (3.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.60%) P3O
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) FATCA
4 1 (0.30%) GAAP
System Software
1 7 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.21%) XenServer
3 3 (0.91%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.60%) Ansible
2 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 38 (11.48%) Oracle
2 33 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.04%) Cisco
4 14 (4.23%) HP
5 10 (3.02%) SAP
6 9 (2.72%) IBM
6 9 (2.72%) Huawei
7 7 (2.11%) VMware
8 6 (1.81%) Juniper
9 5 (1.51%) Dell
9 5 (1.51%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.51%) Google
9 5 (1.51%) Norkom
9 5 (1.51%) Nokia
9 5 (1.51%) Mantas
9 5 (1.51%) Actimize
9 5 (1.51%) 3PAR
9 5 (1.51%) F5
10 4 (1.21%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.21%) TippingPoint
Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £42.46 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £11 - £13 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Arts University Bournemouth
Rate: £23,386 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £21.63 - 27.00 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £580 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £8.00 - £9.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago