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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 419 365 425
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +60
Contract jobs citing Business Development 156 193 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 74 86
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £229 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £611
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £10.05 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.00 £29.90 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £24.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year
+68.36% -7.87%
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
38289 35908 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24309 22565 22981
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1022 1423
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -6 90 £450 +11.11% 142
South East -28 25 £413 +26.92% 33
East Midlands +7 9 £325 -13.33% 11
West Midlands -10 8 £413 +3.12% 16
South West -21 6 - - 16
Yorkshire +7 5 £490 +30.66% 5
East of England -21 4 £625 +155.10% 11
North West -4 2 £500 +25.00% 25
Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 6
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 112 (37.46%) Finance
2 73 (24.41%) Project Management
3 62 (20.74%) Degree
4 61 (20.40%) Marketing
5 52 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (12.37%) Oracle
8 35 (11.71%) Microsoft
9 32 (10.70%) PRINCE2
9 32 (10.70%) MS Excel
9 32 (10.70%) Banking
10 26 (8.70%) Telecoms
11 25 (8.36%) Business Analysis
12 23 (7.69%) Service Delivery
13 22 (7.36%) CRM
13 22 (7.36%) ITIL
13 22 (7.36%) TOGAF
14 21 (7.02%) Security Cleared
15 20 (6.69%) SharePoint
15 20 (6.69%) User Experience
16 19 (6.35%) Management Information System
16 19 (6.35%) Programme Management
16 19 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
17 18 (6.02%) Migration
17 18 (6.02%) UML
17 18 (6.02%) MS Office
18 17 (5.69%) Change Management
19 16 (5.35%) SQL
19 16 (5.35%) Retail
19 16 (5.35%) SC Cleared

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 20 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.01%) IIS
3 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.67%) CMS
3 5 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.34%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.33%) Lync
7 1 (0.33%) Node.js
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 32 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (6.02%) MS Office
4 9 (3.01%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.34%) MS Project
6 3 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.33%) CATIA
8 1 (0.33%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.67%) Magento
3 2 (0.67%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.33%) HFM
4 1 (0.33%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.67%) Force.com
1 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) Taleo
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.34%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) Intranet
2 6 (2.01%) LAN
3 5 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.34%) FTP
5 3 (1.00%) DOCSIS
5 3 (1.00%) DSL
5 3 (1.00%) WAN
6 2 (0.67%) SSL
6 2 (0.67%) HTTP
6 2 (0.67%) Extranet
6 2 (0.67%) Firewall
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.33%) SDH
7 1 (0.33%) SMS
7 1 (0.33%) CTI
7 1 (0.33%) DWDM
7 1 (0.33%) OSPF
7 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.01%) MySQL
3 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.00%) MS Access
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.67%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.33%) HBase
6 1 (0.33%) Redis
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.00%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) Subversion
3 2 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.67%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) Hudson
4 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.33%) Ant
4 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.33%) Mocha
General
1 112 (37.46%) Finance
2 61 (20.40%) Marketing
3 32 (10.70%) Banking
4 26 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.35%) Retail
6 11 (3.68%) Legal
7 10 (3.34%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.34%) Publishing
8 8 (2.68%) Front Office
9 7 (2.34%) Advertising
9 7 (2.34%) Law
10 5 (1.67%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.34%) Korean Language
11 4 (1.34%) Billing
12 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.00%) Aerospace
12 3 (1.00%) Games
12 3 (1.00%) Local Government
12 3 (1.00%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 51 (17.06%) Analyst
2 43 (14.38%) Architect
3 37 (12.37%) Business Analyst
3 37 (12.37%) Consultant
4 23 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 23 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (7.02%) Business Manager
6 17 (5.69%) Development Manager
7 16 (5.35%) Business Development Manager
8 15 (5.02%) Developer
9 10 (3.34%) Designer
9 10 (3.34%) Administrator
10 9 (3.01%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (3.01%) Senior Architect
10 9 (3.01%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.68%) Product Manager
11 8 (2.68%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (2.68%) Coordinator
12 6 (2.01%) Service Manager
12 6 (2.01%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.02%) HTML
2 12 (4.01%) CSS
3 8 (2.68%) .NET
3 8 (2.68%) REST
4 7 (2.34%) XML
4 7 (2.34%) jQuery
5 4 (1.34%) WCF
5 4 (1.34%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.34%) Middleware
5 4 (1.34%) Web Services
5 4 (1.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.67%) HTML5
6 2 (0.67%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.67%) CGI
6 2 (0.67%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.67%) J2EE
6 2 (0.67%) SOAP
6 2 (0.67%) XSLT
6 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.69%) User Experience
3 19 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.34%) Social Media
5 9 (3.01%) PMI
5 9 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.34%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.67%) Blog
9 4 (1.34%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.00%) Kindle
10 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.00%) BBC
10 3 (1.00%) Equities
10 3 (1.00%) NHS
10 3 (1.00%) IPTV
10 3 (1.00%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.67%) Open Source
11 2 (0.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.02%) Windows
2 9 (3.01%) UNIX
3 7 (2.34%) Linux
4 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (24.41%) Project Management
2 52 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (10.70%) PRINCE2
4 25 (8.36%) Business Analysis
5 23 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 22 (7.36%) CRM
6 22 (7.36%) ITIL
6 22 (7.36%) TOGAF
7 19 (6.35%) Programme Management
8 18 (6.02%) Migration
8 18 (6.02%) UML
9 17 (5.69%) Change Management
10 14 (4.68%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (4.35%) Time Management
11 13 (4.35%) B2B
11 13 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (4.01%) Risk Management
12 12 (4.01%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.01%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.35%) SQL
2 15 (5.02%) C
3 12 (4.01%) C#
4 9 (3.01%) Java
5 8 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.00%) Python
6 3 (1.00%) Perl
7 2 (0.67%) PHP
7 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.33%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.33%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (20.74%) Degree
2 21 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.01%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.01%) PMP
6 7 (2.34%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.34%) CBAP
7 5 (1.67%) MBA
8 4 (1.34%) IIBA
8 4 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.34%) ISEB
9 3 (1.00%) ACCA
9 3 (1.00%) CIMA
9 3 (1.00%) CISA
9 3 (1.00%) CISSP
9 3 (1.00%) CAPM
9 3 (1.00%) APMP
10 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.33%) CISM
11 1 (0.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.68%) SLA
2 7 (2.34%) QA
3 4 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.00%) P3O
4 3 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) FATCA
6 1 (0.33%) Basel III
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.33%) KVM
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Xen
2 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 37 (12.37%) Oracle
2 35 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (4.68%) SAP
5 9 (3.01%) IBM
6 7 (2.34%) Adobe
7 5 (1.67%) Twitter
7 5 (1.67%) Reuters
8 4 (1.34%) Calypso
8 4 (1.34%) SunGard
8 4 (1.34%) HP
8 4 (1.34%) Lotus
9 3 (1.00%) Marketo
9 3 (1.00%) Siebel
9 3 (1.00%) Cisco
10 2 (0.67%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.67%) Misys
10 2 (0.67%) Citrix
10 2 (0.67%) Juniper
10 2 (0.67%) Apple
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
House of Fraser
Rate: £50,000 - £59,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Rate: Competitive salary & OTE + 29 Days holiday & group pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago