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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 412 432 462
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +30
Contract jobs citing Business Development 184 163 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 83 44
Average daily rate £400 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £274 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £25.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +185.71%
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
London +12 84 £481 +1.31% 150
South East +21 51 £395 -22.92% 55
West Midlands +1 16 £400 +6.66% 17
Yorkshire -13 10 £465 +80.58% 17
North West -20 8 £230 -54.00% 39
South West +3 5 £400 +6.66% 6
North East - 5 £325 - 3
East of England +1 3 £365 -43.84% 13
East Midlands -23 2 £506 +64.86% 4
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 91 (27.16%) Finance
2 73 (21.79%) Project Management
3 54 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (14.63%) SQL
5 46 (13.73%) Degree
6 42 (12.54%) Marketing
7 40 (11.94%) Microsoft
8 38 (11.34%) CRM
9 37 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (11.04%) Presales
10 36 (10.75%) Oracle
11 34 (10.15%) Security Cleared
12 32 (9.55%) Business Analysis
13 31 (9.25%) Change Management
13 31 (9.25%) Mentoring
14 28 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (8.06%) MS Excel
15 27 (8.06%) Legal
16 26 (7.76%) Telecoms
17 25 (7.46%) XML
17 25 (7.46%) SC Cleared
17 25 (7.46%) QA
18 23 (6.87%) Unix
18 23 (6.87%) SharePoint
19 22 (6.57%) Management Information System
19 22 (6.57%) TOGAF
19 22 (6.57%) User Experience
20 21 (6.27%) Oracle Database
20 21 (6.27%) Banking
20 21 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (6.87%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.69%) IIS
3 6 (1.79%) CMS
3 6 (1.79%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.49%) Smallworld
5 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) Node.js
6 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (4.18%) MS Office
4 3 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.90%) Maya
4 3 (0.90%) MS Project
4 3 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.60%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Maximo
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.30%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.30%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.90%) IaaS
2 3 (0.90%) SaaS
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.30%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.99%) Internet
2 6 (1.79%) SAN
2 6 (1.79%) Wireless
3 5 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.19%) Firewall
4 4 (1.19%) Intranet
5 3 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.90%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.60%) 4G
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.60%) DOCSIS
6 2 (0.60%) GPON
6 2 (0.60%) Network Security
6 2 (0.60%) VDSL
6 2 (0.60%) VoIP
7 1 (0.30%) ATM
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.30%) LTE
7 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.27%) Oracle Database
2 19 (5.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (5.67%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (5.07%) Big Data
5 10 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.69%) MS Access
6 9 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (2.39%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.39%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (1.49%) GIS
8 5 (1.49%) OpenStack Swift
8 5 (1.49%) QlikView
9 4 (1.19%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.37%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.19%) JIRA
2 4 (1.19%) Subversion
2 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.60%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.30%) Bower
5 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.30%) FxCop
5 1 (0.30%) Grunt
5 1 (0.30%) JSHint
5 1 (0.30%) Moq
5 1 (0.30%) NDepend
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.30%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 91 (27.16%) Finance
2 42 (12.54%) Marketing
3 27 (8.06%) Legal
4 26 (7.76%) Telecoms
5 21 (6.27%) Banking
6 11 (3.28%) Retail
7 7 (2.09%) Front Office
8 6 (1.79%) Billing
8 6 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.49%) Advertising
10 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.19%) Games
11 3 (0.90%) Back Office
11 3 (0.90%) Electronics
11 3 (0.90%) French Language
12 2 (0.60%) Avionics
12 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.60%) Military
12 2 (0.60%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (16.72%) Architect
2 47 (14.03%) Project Manager
3 46 (13.73%) Analyst
4 39 (11.64%) Consultant
5 38 (11.34%) Developer
6 35 (10.45%) Business Analyst
7 21 (6.27%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (5.37%) Oracle Developer
8 18 (5.37%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 18 (5.37%) PL/SQL Developer
8 18 (5.37%) SQL Developer
9 15 (4.48%) Security Architect
10 11 (3.28%) Business Manager
11 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Architect
11 9 (2.69%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.39%) Account Manager
12 8 (2.39%) Development Manager
12 8 (2.39%) Oracle Reports Developer
12 8 (2.39%) Sales Consultant
12 8 (2.39%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.46%) XML
2 14 (4.18%) Web Services
3 11 (3.28%) .NET
3 11 (3.28%) HTML
4 8 (2.39%) AngularJS
4 8 (2.39%) jQuery
5 5 (1.49%) Apache Camel
5 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.49%) CSS
5 5 (1.49%) Kafka
6 4 (1.19%) CGI
6 4 (1.19%) HTML5
6 4 (1.19%) RESTful
7 3 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (0.60%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.60%) CSS3
8 2 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.60%) REST
8 2 (0.60%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.57%) Management Information System
2 22 (6.57%) User Experience
3 16 (4.78%) Visualisation
4 11 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.69%) NHS
6 8 (2.39%) Smartcard
7 7 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.19%) PMI
10 3 (0.90%) CESG
10 3 (0.90%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.90%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.90%) Derivative
10 3 (0.90%) Economics
10 3 (0.90%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.60%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.87%) Unix
2 11 (3.28%) Windows
3 8 (2.39%) Linux
4 3 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.30%) Android
5 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.79%) Project Management
2 54 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (11.34%) CRM
4 37 (11.04%) Presales
5 32 (9.55%) Business Analysis
6 31 (9.25%) Change Management
6 31 (9.25%) Mentoring
7 28 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (6.57%) TOGAF
9 21 (6.27%) Scrum
9 21 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (6.27%) Validation
10 20 (5.97%) Analytics
10 20 (5.97%) Time Management
11 19 (5.67%) Use Case
11 19 (5.67%) Waterfall
12 18 (5.37%) B2B
12 18 (5.37%) Information Security
12 18 (5.37%) System Testing
12 18 (5.37%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.63%) SQL
2 20 (5.97%) Shell Script
3 18 (5.37%) Java
3 18 (5.37%) PL/SQL
4 17 (5.07%) C
5 11 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.79%) C#
7 3 (0.90%) VBA
8 2 (0.60%) Ada
8 2 (0.60%) Python
9 1 (0.30%) Ada 95
9 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) Scala
9 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (13.73%) Degree
2 34 (10.15%) Security Cleared
3 25 (7.46%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.18%) CISSP
5 12 (3.58%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.39%) CISA
6 8 (2.39%) CISM
6 8 (2.39%) PMP
7 7 (2.09%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.09%) IISP
8 5 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.90%) BICSI Certification
10 3 (0.90%) BICSI RCDD
10 3 (0.90%) CCIE
10 3 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.90%) ISEB
10 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.46%) QA
2 13 (3.88%) SLA
3 8 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.09%) ISAE 3402
4 7 (2.09%) ISO 9001
4 7 (2.09%) ISO27005
4 7 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.60%) COSHH
6 2 (0.60%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.60%) EMIR
7 1 (0.30%) Basel III
7 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Control-M
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.75%) Oracle
3 14 (4.18%) SAP
4 12 (3.58%) Cisco
5 11 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.69%) IBM
7 8 (2.39%) Intel Security
8 7 (2.09%) ArcSight
8 7 (2.09%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (2.09%) Qualys
8 7 (2.09%) Tableau
8 7 (2.09%) Tripwire
9 6 (1.79%) Sun
10 5 (1.49%) HP
10 5 (1.49%) Huawei
11 4 (1.19%) Adobe
11 4 (1.19%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.19%) LogRhythm
12 3 (0.90%) Ericsson
12 3 (0.90%) Nokia
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