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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 416 424 429
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Development 167 153 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 66 50
Average daily rate
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£456 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 4
Average hourly rate £22.25 £35.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.42% +218.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-56.09% +365.90%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 April 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
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 April 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 +17 90 £469 +20.96% 162
South East -21 41 £475 +12.29% 68
East Midlands +16 13 £230 - 6
North West -14 11 £450 +4.04% 16
East of England +19 6 £650 - 11
West Midlands -11 6 £370 - 10
Yorkshire -17 2 £188 +7.14% 10
North East +3 1 - - 6
South West - - - - 17
Midlands - - - - 1
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 132 (39.05%) Finance
2 92 (27.22%) Project Management
3 76 (22.49%) Security Cleared
4 72 (21.30%) Degree
5 49 (14.50%) MS Excel
6 47 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (13.61%) SC Cleared
8 43 (12.72%) Marketing
9 39 (11.54%) Time Management
9 39 (11.54%) Service Delivery
10 37 (10.95%) PRINCE2
11 36 (10.65%) ITIL
12 34 (10.06%) MS Office
13 33 (9.76%) SQL
13 33 (9.76%) Microsoft
14 32 (9.47%) Oracle
14 32 (9.47%) Telecoms
14 32 (9.47%) Information Security
15 29 (8.58%) DV Cleared
15 29 (8.58%) Cisco
16 28 (8.28%) TOGAF
17 27 (7.99%) Banking
17 27 (7.99%) CISSP
17 27 (7.99%) Java
18 26 (7.69%) QA
19 25 (7.40%) Enterprise Architecture
20 23 (6.80%) MS PowerPoint
20 23 (6.80%) MS Project
21 21 (6.21%) Change Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.25%) SAS
3 5 (1.48%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.18%) IIS
4 4 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.89%) Mule
5 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.59%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.59%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) MTS
7 1 (0.30%) WordPress
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Confluence
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (14.50%) MS Excel
2 34 (10.06%) MS Office
3 23 (6.80%) MS Project
3 23 (6.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.18%) SPSS
5 4 (1.18%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.18%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.30%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.30%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.07%) SaaS
3 5 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.18%) PaaS
4 4 (1.18%) IaaS
4 4 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.89%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.59%) Force.com
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.33%) Firewall
2 16 (4.73%) Wireless
3 8 (2.37%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (2.37%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.78%) IPv6
5 6 (1.78%) Internet
6 5 (1.48%) VLAN
7 4 (1.18%) NFC
7 4 (1.18%) Network Security
7 4 (1.18%) RFID
7 4 (1.18%) Extranet
7 4 (1.18%) SAN
7 4 (1.18%) IPv4
8 3 (0.89%) DNS
8 3 (0.89%) Broadband
8 3 (0.89%) MPLS
9 2 (0.59%) Intranet
9 2 (0.59%) LAN
9 2 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.66%) Big Data
3 8 (2.37%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.48%) TKPROF
5 5 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.89%) Sqoop
6 3 (0.89%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.89%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.59%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.59%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.59%) Impala
7 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.48%) Maven
2 4 (1.18%) JUnit
3 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.89%) RequisitePro
3 3 (0.89%) ClearQuest
3 3 (0.89%) Rational Robot
3 3 (0.89%) JIRA
3 3 (0.89%) GCC
3 3 (0.89%) GDB
3 3 (0.89%) SoapUI
3 3 (0.89%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (0.59%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.59%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.30%) Subversion
5 1 (0.30%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 132 (39.05%) Finance
2 43 (12.72%) Marketing
3 32 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 27 (7.99%) Banking
5 18 (5.33%) Legal
6 9 (2.66%) Billing
7 8 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.37%) Retail
8 7 (2.07%) Publishing
8 7 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.48%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.89%) Local Government
10 3 (0.89%) Law
11 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.59%) Back Office
11 2 (0.59%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 49 (14.50%) Analyst
3 38 (11.24%) Architect
3 38 (11.24%) Consultant
4 29 (8.58%) Business Analyst
5 26 (7.69%) Developer
6 21 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (6.21%) Delivery Manager
7 20 (5.92%) Service Manager
8 17 (5.03%) Services Delivery Manager
9 13 (3.85%) Business Consultant
10 11 (3.25%) Development Manager
10 11 (3.25%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (2.66%) Business Manager
12 8 (2.37%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.07%) Senior Manager
13 7 (2.07%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.07%) Programme Director
13 7 (2.07%) Product Manager
14 6 (1.78%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.73%) Web Services
2 15 (4.44%) HTML
2 15 (4.44%) SAML
2 15 (4.44%) OAuth
2 15 (4.44%) OpenID
3 13 (3.85%) REST
3 13 (3.85%) CSS
3 13 (3.85%) SOAP
4 12 (3.55%) XML
5 9 (2.66%) .NET
5 9 (2.66%) Spring
6 8 (2.37%) jQuery
6 8 (2.37%) HTML5
7 6 (1.78%) CSS3
8 5 (1.48%) Java EE
8 5 (1.48%) J2EE
8 5 (1.48%) STL
8 5 (1.48%) JMS
9 4 (1.18%) XSD
9 4 (1.18%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.21%) User Experience
3 17 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.14%) Visualisation
4 14 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.37%) PMI
5 8 (2.37%) Biometrics
6 7 (2.07%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.78%) Statistics
8 5 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.18%) Open Source
9 4 (1.18%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.89%) NHS
10 3 (0.89%) Clustering
10 3 (0.89%) Social Media
10 3 (0.89%) Blog
10 3 (0.89%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.89%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.03%) Windows
2 12 (3.55%) Linux
3 10 (2.96%) UNIX
4 7 (2.07%) Android
4 7 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.89%) Solaris
6 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) HPUX
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.22%) Project Management
2 47 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 39 (11.54%) Time Management
4 37 (10.95%) PRINCE2
5 36 (10.65%) ITIL
6 32 (9.47%) Information Security
7 28 (8.28%) TOGAF
8 25 (7.40%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (6.21%) Change Management
10 20 (5.92%) Service Management
11 19 (5.62%) OO
11 19 (5.62%) Business Analysis
12 18 (5.33%) UML
12 18 (5.33%) Analytics
12 18 (5.33%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (4.73%) Change Control
15 15 (4.44%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.76%) SQL
2 27 (7.99%) Java
3 14 (4.14%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.85%) C++
5 8 (2.37%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.37%) C
6 7 (2.07%) Python
7 6 (1.78%) C#
8 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.89%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.89%) Ruby
10 2 (0.59%) Scala
10 2 (0.59%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.59%) SOQL
10 2 (0.59%) SOSL
11 1 (0.30%) R
11 1 (0.30%) Tcl
11 1 (0.30%) VBA
11 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 76 (22.49%) Security Cleared
2 72 (21.30%) Degree
3 46 (13.61%) SC Cleared
4 29 (8.58%) DV Cleared
5 27 (7.99%) CISSP
6 17 (5.03%) PMI Certification
7 13 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.25%) PMP
9 10 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (2.37%) CCNP
11 7 (2.07%) MBA
12 6 (1.78%) ISEB
13 5 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.48%) CCNA
14 2 (0.59%) CIMA
14 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
15 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.30%) IIBA
15 1 (0.30%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.69%) QA
2 10 (2.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) WAI
3 2 (0.59%) P3O
4 1 (0.30%) GAAP
System Software
1 14 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.18%) XenServer
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.89%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.59%) vSphere
4 2 (0.59%) NFS
5 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.89%) SCCM
2 2 (0.59%) SCOM
2 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.30%) WSUS
3 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.47%) Oracle
3 29 (8.58%) Cisco
4 18 (5.33%) HP
5 14 (4.14%) SAP
5 14 (4.14%) VMware
6 11 (3.25%) IBM
7 9 (2.66%) Juniper
7 9 (2.66%) F5
8 8 (2.37%) ArcSight
8 8 (2.37%) Cyber-Ark
8 8 (2.37%) Blue Coat
8 8 (2.37%) Google
8 8 (2.37%) TippingPoint
8 8 (2.37%) Nokia
8 8 (2.37%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.37%) McAfee
9 7 (2.07%) NetApp
10 6 (1.78%) Citrix
11 5 (1.48%) Huawei
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