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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 417 414 373
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -41
Contract jobs citing Business Development 171 157 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 92 63
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£400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £255 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +89.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £38.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £100.00 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.16 £55.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-57.89% +89.65%
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
40242 37742 35090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 23738 21765
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1093 1019
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -27.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -14 73 £475 +18.75% 142
South East -13 48 £420 +20.00% 54
North West - 12 £410 - 28
North East - 10 £360 - 18
West Midlands +6 8 £400 +2.56% 9
East of England -5 7 £350 - 13
Yorkshire -29 4 £338 -31.12% 18
South West -6 1 - - 16
East Midlands -12 1 £330 +3.12% 2
Midlands - 1 £450 -
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 106 (31.83%) Finance
2 97 (29.13%) Project Management
3 53 (15.92%) Marketing
4 52 (15.62%) Degree
5 51 (15.32%) SQL
6 48 (14.41%) MS Excel
6 48 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (12.31%) Banking
9 37 (11.11%) Oracle
9 37 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 33 (9.91%) MS Office
10 33 (9.91%) CRM
10 33 (9.91%) Telecoms
11 31 (9.31%) Security Cleared
12 29 (8.71%) Analytics
12 29 (8.71%) Business Analysis
13 28 (8.41%) MS PowerPoint
13 28 (8.41%) Mentoring
13 28 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (7.81%) UNIX
15 25 (7.51%) Change Management
16 24 (7.21%) SharePoint
17 23 (6.91%) PRINCE2
17 23 (6.91%) Legal
17 23 (6.91%) Migration
17 23 (6.91%) Retail
18 22 (6.61%) Service Management
18 22 (6.61%) Six Sigma
18 22 (6.61%) ITIL

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.30%) SAS
3 5 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.20%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.20%) MTS
5 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Apache
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.91%) MS Office
3 28 (8.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.50%) MS Project
5 6 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.90%) SPSS
6 3 (0.90%) Maya
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.30%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 10 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.60%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.30%) ACBS
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.30%) Lawson
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.50%) SaaS
4 4 (1.20%) PaaS
4 4 (1.20%) IaaS
5 3 (0.90%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.90%) Office 365
6 2 (0.60%) Force.com
6 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.41%) Wireless
2 15 (4.50%) Firewall
2 15 (4.50%) Internet
3 11 (3.30%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (2.10%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.50%) VLAN
6 4 (1.20%) Network Security
6 4 (1.20%) Extranet
6 4 (1.20%) WAN
7 3 (0.90%) IPv6
7 3 (0.90%) SAN
7 3 (0.90%) Broadband
7 3 (0.90%) LAN
8 2 (0.60%) VoIP
8 2 (0.60%) GSM
9 1 (0.30%) SNA
9 1 (0.30%) DNS
9 1 (0.30%) IPv4
9 1 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 19 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (5.11%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.20%) Oracle9i Database
3 14 (4.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.90%) Big Data
5 12 (3.60%) MS Access
6 10 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.40%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.10%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (2.10%) TKPROF
8 7 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.50%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.20%) HBase
10 4 (1.20%) QlikView
11 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (4.20%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.60%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (0.60%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.60%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.60%) Rational Robot
3 2 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 106 (31.83%) Finance
2 53 (15.92%) Marketing
3 41 (12.31%) Banking
4 33 (9.91%) Telecoms
5 23 (6.91%) Legal
5 23 (6.91%) Retail
6 12 (3.60%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.70%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.10%) Automotive
9 7 (2.10%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.20%) Law
11 3 (0.90%) Back Office
11 3 (0.90%) Billing
11 3 (0.90%) Advertising
12 2 (0.60%) Front Office
12 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Local Government
13 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (17.72%) Analyst
2 50 (15.02%) Project Manager
3 38 (11.41%) Business Analyst
3 38 (11.41%) Consultant
4 34 (10.21%) Developer
5 30 (9.01%) Architect
6 14 (4.20%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (3.90%) Senior Consultant
8 12 (3.60%) Business Consultant
9 11 (3.30%) Senior Manager
10 10 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.00%) Security Consultant
11 9 (2.70%) Senior Security Consultant
12 8 (2.40%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.10%) Service Manager
13 7 (2.10%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.10%) Marketing Manager
13 7 (2.10%) Agile Business Analyst
14 6 (1.80%) Data Manager
14 6 (1.80%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.71%) XML
2 18 (5.41%) Web Services
3 11 (3.30%) .NET
4 9 (2.70%) HTML
5 6 (1.80%) CSS
5 6 (1.80%) SOAP
5 6 (1.80%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.80%) jQuery
6 5 (1.50%) Middleware
6 5 (1.50%) Spring
7 4 (1.20%) HTML5
7 4 (1.20%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.90%) Kafka
8 3 (0.90%) Apache Camel
8 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.90%) Velocity
8 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.90%) REST
9 2 (0.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.61%) User Experience
3 18 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.80%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.60%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.40%) PMI
8 7 (2.10%) NHS
8 7 (2.10%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.80%) Statistics
10 5 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.20%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.20%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.90%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.90%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.60%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.81%) UNIX
2 13 (3.90%) Windows
3 8 (2.40%) Linux
4 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.13%) Project Management
2 43 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (9.91%) CRM
4 29 (8.71%) Business Analysis
4 29 (8.71%) Analytics
5 28 (8.41%) Mentoring
5 28 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (7.51%) Change Management
7 23 (6.91%) PRINCE2
7 23 (6.91%) Migration
8 22 (6.61%) ITIL
8 22 (6.61%) Six Sigma
8 22 (6.61%) Service Management
9 21 (6.31%) UML
9 21 (6.31%) Waterfall
10 20 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (6.01%) Target Operating Model
11 18 (5.41%) Data Analysis
11 18 (5.41%) Use Case
11 18 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.32%) SQL
2 20 (6.01%) Java
3 17 (5.11%) PL/SQL
4 15 (4.50%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.10%) C
6 7 (2.10%) C#
7 5 (1.50%) R
8 4 (1.20%) Python
9 2 (0.60%) SOQL
9 2 (0.60%) SOSL
9 2 (0.60%) PHP
9 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.60%) Scala
9 2 (0.60%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.60%) VBA
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.30%) C++
10 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (15.62%) Degree
2 31 (9.31%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.80%) PMI Certification
5 15 (4.50%) CISSP
5 15 (4.50%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.60%) MBA
6 12 (3.60%) PMP
7 11 (3.30%) CCNP
8 9 (2.70%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.50%) CCNA
9 5 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.20%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.60%) CCIE
12 2 (0.60%) CIMA
12 2 (0.60%) ISEB
12 2 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.11%) QA
2 15 (4.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.60%) P3O
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) FATCA
System Software
1 7 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.20%) XenServer
3 3 (0.90%) 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 4 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.90%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (0.60%) Puppet
3 2 (0.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (11.11%) Oracle
1 37 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.01%) Cisco
3 15 (4.50%) HP
4 10 (3.00%) Huawei
5 9 (2.70%) IBM
5 9 (2.70%) SAP
6 7 (2.10%) Informatica
6 7 (2.10%) VMware
7 6 (1.80%) Nokia
8 5 (1.50%) Dell
8 5 (1.50%) Norkom
8 5 (1.50%) Mantas
8 5 (1.50%) Actimize
8 5 (1.50%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.20%) F5
9 4 (1.20%) Tradeweb
9 4 (1.20%) Juniper
9 4 (1.20%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
York, Yorkshire
Capita
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + expenses for travel when required
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable - Senior position
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £26000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 22 days ago