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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 450 406 404
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Development 140 159 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.44% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 73 75
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.30 £21.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £32.70 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 - £30.35
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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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
London -6 79 £500 +11.11% 125
South East -33 28 £431 +2.07% 44
East Midlands +5 13 £313 +25.33% 5
West Midlands -17 4 £431 +11.29% 18
South West -35 4 - - 22
East of England -16 3 £488 +98.97% 10
North West -10 2 £500 +50.37% 16
Yorkshire -6 1 £500 +33.33% 9
North East -38 1 £300 -38.77% 6
Midlands - - - - 2
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 114 (38.78%) Finance
2 77 (26.19%) Project Management
3 61 (20.75%) Degree
4 54 (18.37%) Marketing
5 52 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (11.22%) Oracle
8 31 (10.54%) Banking
9 28 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 28 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 28 (9.52%) MS Excel
10 27 (9.18%) Microsoft
10 27 (9.18%) Business Analysis
11 26 (8.84%) Change Management
12 25 (8.50%) Telecoms
13 24 (8.16%) TOGAF
13 24 (8.16%) User Experience
14 22 (7.48%) UML
15 19 (6.46%) CRM
15 19 (6.46%) Service Delivery
15 19 (6.46%) Management Information System
16 18 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
17 17 (5.78%) Migration
17 17 (5.78%) ITIL
17 17 (5.78%) MS Office
18 16 (5.44%) SharePoint
18 16 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
19 15 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (5.10%) Programme Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.70%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.70%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (1.36%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.02%) IIS
5 2 (0.68%) CMS
5 2 (0.68%) Confluence
5 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.34%) Drupal
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.34%) SAS
6 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 28 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (5.78%) MS Office
4 12 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.06%) MS Project
6 3 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.02%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.34%) CATIA
8 1 (0.34%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.02%) Magento
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.02%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.68%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.34%) Summit
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.34%) HFM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Force.com
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Taleo
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.04%) LAN
1 6 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 6 (2.04%) Intranet
2 4 (1.36%) FTP
3 3 (1.02%) Internet
3 3 (1.02%) DOCSIS
3 3 (1.02%) DSL
3 3 (1.02%) WAN
4 2 (0.68%) SAN
4 2 (0.68%) Firewall
4 2 (0.68%) Extranet
4 2 (0.68%) SMS
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
5 1 (0.34%) OSPF
5 1 (0.34%) VLAN
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.70%) Big Data
2 5 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.70%) MS Access
2 5 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.36%) DB2
4 2 (0.68%) MySQL
4 2 (0.68%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.34%) DataStage
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) JIRA
1 4 (1.36%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.02%) Subversion
3 2 (0.68%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.34%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (0.34%) Ant
4 1 (0.34%) Hudson
4 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.34%) Rational Robot
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 114 (38.78%) Finance
2 54 (18.37%) Marketing
3 31 (10.54%) Banking
4 25 (8.50%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.76%) Retail
6 11 (3.74%) Publishing
7 10 (3.40%) Legal
8 9 (3.06%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.04%) Advertising
9 6 (2.04%) Front Office
10 4 (1.36%) Law
10 4 (1.36%) Billing
10 4 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.36%) Korean Language
11 3 (1.02%) Dutch Language
11 3 (1.02%) Games
11 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.68%) Back Office
12 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (19.05%) Analyst
2 45 (15.31%) Business Analyst
3 40 (13.61%) Architect
4 34 (11.56%) Consultant
5 24 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (7.82%) Project Manager
7 17 (5.78%) Development Manager
7 17 (5.78%) Business Manager
8 14 (4.76%) Business Development Manager
9 12 (4.08%) Administrator
9 12 (4.08%) Developer
10 9 (3.06%) Coordinator
10 9 (3.06%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.06%) Product Manager
10 9 (3.06%) Designer
10 9 (3.06%) Senior Architect
11 8 (2.72%) Service Manager
12 7 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (2.04%) Senior Consultant
13 6 (2.04%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.42%) HTML
2 9 (3.06%) CSS
3 6 (2.04%) XML
4 5 (1.70%) SAML
4 5 (1.70%) OAuth
4 5 (1.70%) OpenID
5 4 (1.36%) REST
5 4 (1.36%) jQuery
5 4 (1.36%) .NET
6 3 (1.02%) SOAP
6 3 (1.02%) Web Services
6 3 (1.02%) Sass
6 3 (1.02%) HTML5
7 2 (0.68%) LESS
7 2 (0.68%) CSS3
7 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (0.68%) XSLT
7 2 (0.68%) CGI
7 2 (0.68%) J2EE
7 2 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.16%) User Experience
3 19 (6.46%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 9 (3.06%) PMI
6 8 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.38%) Social Media
8 6 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.36%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.36%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.02%) Kindle
10 3 (1.02%) Open Source
10 3 (1.02%) BBC
10 3 (1.02%) IPTV
11 2 (0.68%) Tandem
11 2 (0.68%) STB
11 2 (0.68%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.42%) Windows
2 7 (2.38%) UNIX
3 5 (1.70%) Android
3 5 (1.70%) Linux
3 5 (1.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (26.19%) Project Management
2 45 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 27 (9.18%) Business Analysis
5 26 (8.84%) Change Management
6 24 (8.16%) TOGAF
7 22 (7.48%) UML
8 19 (6.46%) CRM
8 19 (6.46%) Service Delivery
9 18 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (5.78%) ITIL
10 17 (5.78%) Migration
11 15 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (5.10%) Programme Management
12 14 (4.76%) B2B
12 14 (4.76%) Analytics
13 13 (4.42%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
14 12 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
15 11 (3.74%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.08%) C
2 9 (3.06%) C#
2 9 (3.06%) SQL
3 7 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.04%) Java
5 3 (1.02%) PHP
6 2 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (20.75%) Degree
2 28 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.42%) DV Cleared
5 12 (4.08%) PMI Certification
6 9 (3.06%) CISSP
6 9 (3.06%) PMP
7 7 (2.38%) ISEB
7 7 (2.38%) CBAP
8 5 (1.70%) IIBA
9 4 (1.36%) MBA
10 3 (1.02%) CIMA
10 3 (1.02%) CAPM
10 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.02%) ACCA
10 3 (1.02%) CISA
10 3 (1.02%) APMP
11 1 (0.34%) PgMP
11 1 (0.34%) CISM
11 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.40%) SLA
1 10 (3.40%) QA
2 4 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.02%) P3O
3 3 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) Basel III
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.34%) KVM
3 1 (0.34%) NFS
3 1 (0.34%) Xen
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.34%) WSUS
1 1 (0.34%) Puppet
1 1 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 33 (11.22%) Oracle
2 27 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (4.42%) SAP
5 11 (3.74%) IBM
6 8 (2.72%) HP
7 6 (2.04%) Adobe
7 6 (2.04%) VMware
8 5 (1.70%) Twitter
8 5 (1.70%) Cisco
8 5 (1.70%) Reuters
9 4 (1.36%) Lotus
9 4 (1.36%) Calypso
9 4 (1.36%) SunGard
9 4 (1.36%) Marketo
10 3 (1.02%) Pardot
10 3 (1.02%) Eloqua
10 3 (1.02%) Siebel
10 3 (1.02%) Siemens
10 3 (1.02%) Citrix
London
Epsilium Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate, please quote
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Rate: £18000 - £20500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Rate: In Line with work level 3
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 26 days ago