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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 419 424 378
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -46
Contract jobs citing Business Development 175 155 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.40% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 82 73
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £24.32 £55.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.79% +175.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £32.75 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.46 £82.00 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.39 £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-39.29% +124.48%
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +15 62 £400 -7.24% 58
London -11 55 £438 +2.94% 166
North West -19 13 £416 - 25
West Midlands -2 8 £400 -0.31% 19
North East - 8 £363 - 27
East of England +3 6 £350 -44.00% 11
Yorkshire -30 6 £400 -18.36% 11
South West -12 3 £363 - 23
East Midlands -13 3 £330 +3.12% 5
Midlands - 1 £450 -
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 94 (28.92%) Finance
2 89 (27.38%) Project Management
3 49 (15.08%) SQL
3 49 (15.08%) Degree
4 47 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (12.62%) Banking
6 41 (12.62%) Marketing
7 37 (11.38%) MS Excel
8 33 (10.15%) Oracle
8 33 (10.15%) Microsoft
9 32 (9.85%) Telecoms
10 31 (9.54%) Business Analysis
10 31 (9.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (9.23%) SharePoint
11 30 (9.23%) CRM
12 28 (8.62%) MS Office
12 28 (8.62%) Mentoring
13 27 (8.31%) Analytics
13 27 (8.31%) Management Information System
13 27 (8.31%) Security Cleared
14 26 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
15 25 (7.69%) Six Sigma
16 24 (7.38%) PRINCE2
16 24 (7.38%) Service Management
16 24 (7.38%) Migration
17 23 (7.08%) Change Management
17 23 (7.08%) UNIX
18 22 (6.77%) Web Services
18 22 (6.77%) Waterfall

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 30 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.77%) SAS
3 5 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.23%) MTS
4 4 (1.23%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.92%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.62%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.31%) WordPress
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.62%) MS Office
3 26 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.69%) MS Project
5 6 (1.85%) Maya
6 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.62%) SPSS
8 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.31%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 7 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.62%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.62%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.31%) ACBS
4 1 (0.31%) Lawson
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.31%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.54%) Office 365
2 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.92%) SaaS
3 3 (0.92%) PaaS
3 3 (0.92%) IaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Force.com
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
5 1 (0.31%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.31%) Trello
5 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.62%) Firewall
1 15 (4.62%) Wireless
2 13 (4.00%) Internet
3 11 (3.38%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (2.15%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (1.23%) Network Security
5 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.92%) WAN
6 3 (0.92%) SAN
7 2 (0.62%) Intranet
7 2 (0.62%) Extranet
7 2 (0.62%) GSM
7 2 (0.62%) LAN
7 2 (0.62%) VoIP
7 2 (0.62%) IPv6
7 2 (0.62%) 4G
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.31%) Junos
8 1 (0.31%) SSH
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.46%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (5.54%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.92%) Oracle9i Database
3 16 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.00%) Big Data
6 12 (3.69%) MS Access
7 10 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.15%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.23%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.23%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.23%) HBase
9 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.23%) QlikView
10 3 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.92%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.92%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 16 (4.92%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.92%) JIRA
2 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.62%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.62%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.62%) Rational Robot
3 2 (0.62%) Subversion
3 2 (0.62%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.62%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
General
1 94 (28.92%) Finance
2 41 (12.62%) Banking
2 41 (12.62%) Marketing
3 32 (9.85%) Telecoms
4 20 (6.15%) Legal
5 19 (5.85%) Retail
6 13 (4.00%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.77%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.15%) Automotive
10 5 (1.54%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.54%) Billing
11 4 (1.23%) Advertising
12 3 (0.92%) Law
12 3 (0.92%) Front Office
12 3 (0.92%) Back Office
13 2 (0.62%) Military
13 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.62%) Swedish Language
13 2 (0.62%) French Language
Job Titles
1 57 (17.54%) Analyst
2 48 (14.77%) Project Manager
3 41 (12.62%) Consultant
4 37 (11.38%) Business Analyst
5 36 (11.08%) Architect
6 31 (9.54%) Developer
7 16 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
8 13 (4.00%) Security Consultant
9 12 (3.69%) Senior Consultant
10 11 (3.38%) Senior Manager
11 9 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.77%) Business Consultant
11 9 (2.77%) Applications Architect
11 9 (2.77%) Senior Security Consultant
12 8 (2.46%) Planning Manager
13 7 (2.15%) Agile Business Analyst
13 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Architect
13 7 (2.15%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.15%) Programme Manager
14 6 (1.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.77%) Web Services
2 21 (6.46%) XML
3 11 (3.38%) .NET
4 7 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.15%) jQuery
4 7 (2.15%) HTML
5 6 (1.85%) CSS
6 5 (1.54%) SOAP
7 4 (1.23%) Middleware
7 4 (1.23%) Spring
7 4 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.92%) HTML5
8 3 (0.92%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.92%) Kafka
8 3 (0.92%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.92%) Apache Camel
8 3 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.92%) Velocity
8 3 (0.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.31%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.23%) User Experience
4 11 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.38%) NHS
5 10 (3.08%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.15%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.85%) PMI
8 6 (1.85%) Statistics
9 4 (1.23%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.92%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.92%) CESG
11 2 (0.62%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.62%) Social Media
11 2 (0.62%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.62%) Derivative
11 2 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.08%) UNIX
2 12 (3.69%) Windows
3 6 (1.85%) Linux
4 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (27.38%) Project Management
2 43 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (9.54%) Business Analysis
3 31 (9.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 30 (9.23%) CRM
5 28 (8.62%) Mentoring
6 27 (8.31%) Analytics
7 25 (7.69%) Six Sigma
8 24 (7.38%) PRINCE2
8 24 (7.38%) Service Management
8 24 (7.38%) Migration
9 23 (7.08%) Change Management
10 22 (6.77%) Waterfall
11 21 (6.46%) Use Case
11 21 (6.46%) UML
12 20 (6.15%) ITIL
12 20 (6.15%) Target Operating Model
13 19 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (5.54%) System Testing
15 17 (5.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.08%) SQL
2 18 (5.54%) PL/SQL
3 17 (5.23%) Java
4 16 (4.92%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.38%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.46%) C#
7 5 (1.54%) R
8 3 (0.92%) VBA
8 3 (0.92%) C
9 2 (0.62%) PHP
9 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.62%) Python
9 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.62%) SOQL
9 2 (0.62%) SOSL
9 2 (0.62%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.31%) Scala
10 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (15.08%) Degree
2 27 (8.31%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.92%) PMI Certification
4 15 (4.62%) CISSP
5 14 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.00%) PMP
7 12 (3.69%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.38%) CCNP
9 10 (3.08%) MBA
10 9 (2.77%) Postgraduate
11 8 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.92%) CIPD
14 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.62%) CCNA
15 2 (0.62%) ISEB
15 2 (0.62%) CCIE
15 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.54%) QA
1 18 (5.54%) SLA
2 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) EMIR
4 1 (0.31%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.31%) Basel III
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) FATCA
4 1 (0.31%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.62%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.31%) XenServer
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.92%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (0.62%) Puppet
3 2 (0.62%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (10.15%) Oracle
1 33 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.54%) Cisco
3 11 (3.38%) SAP
3 11 (3.38%) Huawei
4 10 (3.08%) HP
5 9 (2.77%) Nokia
6 7 (2.15%) Ericsson
6 7 (2.15%) Informatica
7 6 (1.85%) Remedy
7 6 (1.85%) Amdocs
7 6 (1.85%) IBM
8 5 (1.54%) Norkom
8 5 (1.54%) Mantas
8 5 (1.54%) Actimize
9 4 (1.23%) Tradeweb
9 4 (1.23%) F5
9 4 (1.23%) Juniper
9 4 (1.23%) eSpeed
9 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hancock and Parsons Ltd
Rate: commission
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Rate: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500 - £1000 per day + Depends on level
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Chertsey
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago