The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 408 409 401
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Development 150 113 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 75
Average daily rate £397 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £247 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £583 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -72.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £11.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+365.90% -72.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37929 31517 38922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 72.98% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23931 19262 22641
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 994 1339
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.55 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Development
UK

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 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 75 £388 -18.42% 127
South East +8 43 £423 -0.47% 43
North West -16 9 £433 -2.80% 28
South West -21 8 £325 - 24
East of England -32 5 - - 15
North East - 3 £248 -
Yorkshire -10 2 £175 -41.66% 7
East Midlands -10 2 - - 6
West Midlands -24 2 - - 13
Midlands - - - - 1
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 82 (29.18%) Finance
2 66 (23.49%) Project Management
3 64 (22.78%) Marketing
4 51 (18.15%) Degree
5 37 (13.17%) MS Excel
6 36 (12.81%) Microsoft
7 33 (11.74%) Banking
8 28 (9.96%) Oracle
9 27 (9.61%) Service Delivery
9 27 (9.61%) Security Cleared
10 26 (9.25%) Time Management
11 25 (8.90%) ITIL
12 24 (8.54%) E-Commerce
12 24 (8.54%) Change Management
13 23 (8.19%) Telecoms
13 23 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (7.83%) SQL
14 22 (7.83%) Migration
15 21 (7.47%) Retail
16 20 (7.12%) Manufacturing
16 20 (7.12%) MS Office
17 19 (6.76%) PRINCE2
17 19 (6.76%) Windows
17 19 (6.76%) B2B
17 19 (6.76%) Management Information System
17 19 (6.76%) TOGAF
17 19 (6.76%) SC Cleared
18 18 (6.41%) Programme Management
18 18 (6.41%) SQL Server
19 17 (6.05%) Legal

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.78%) CMS
4 5 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.78%) IIS
5 2 (0.71%) Apache
5 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.71%) LiveCycle
5 2 (0.71%) Confluence
5 2 (0.71%) Lync
5 2 (0.71%) Node.js
5 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.36%) Documentum
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.12%) MS Office
3 12 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.85%) MS Project
5 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.36%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.36%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) SaaS
2 3 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.36%) Trello
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.49%) SDH
1 7 (2.49%) Internet
1 7 (2.49%) DWDM
2 5 (1.78%) HTTP
3 3 (1.07%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.71%) LDAP
4 2 (0.71%) LAN
4 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.71%) SAN
4 2 (0.71%) VoIP
4 2 (0.71%) WAN
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) Extranet
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.56%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.85%) MySQL
4 6 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.42%) Big Data
6 4 (1.42%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.71%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.71%) Redis
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.71%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.42%) MSI
3 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.07%) JUnit
4 2 (0.71%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (0.71%) Mocha
5 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.36%) JProfiler
5 1 (0.36%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) JIRA
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.36%) Mockito
General
1 82 (29.18%) Finance
2 64 (22.78%) Marketing
3 33 (11.74%) Banking
4 23 (8.19%) Telecoms
5 21 (7.47%) Retail
6 20 (7.12%) Manufacturing
7 17 (6.05%) Legal
8 14 (4.98%) Law
9 8 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (2.85%) Investment Banking
10 7 (2.49%) Publishing
11 6 (2.14%) Games
11 6 (2.14%) German Language
12 5 (1.78%) Back Office
13 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.42%) Front Office
14 3 (1.07%) Electronics
14 3 (1.07%) Military
14 3 (1.07%) Billing
14 3 (1.07%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (14.23%) Analyst
2 38 (13.52%) Consultant
3 29 (10.32%) Business Analyst
4 27 (9.61%) Project Manager
5 26 (9.25%) Architect
6 22 (7.83%) Business Manager
7 19 (6.76%) Development Manager
8 16 (5.69%) Business Development Manager
9 15 (5.34%) Developer
10 12 (4.27%) Designer
11 11 (3.91%) Product Manager
12 9 (3.20%) Design Engineer
13 8 (2.85%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (2.85%) Administrator
13 8 (2.85%) Network Engineer
14 7 (2.49%) Data Architect
14 7 (2.49%) Network Design Engineer
14 7 (2.49%) User Experience Designer
15 6 (2.14%) Technical Business Analyst
15 6 (2.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.63%) HTML
1 13 (4.63%) CSS
2 12 (4.27%) .NET
2 12 (4.27%) XML
2 12 (4.27%) REST
3 10 (3.56%) jQuery
4 8 (2.85%) .NET Framework
4 8 (2.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (2.49%) Middleware
5 7 (2.49%) J2EE
6 6 (2.14%) XSLT
6 6 (2.14%) WCF
6 6 (2.14%) HTML5
7 5 (1.78%) Web Services
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.42%) Spring
8 4 (1.42%) Ajax
8 4 (1.42%) Apache Flex
9 3 (1.07%) XSL
9 3 (1.07%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.76%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.98%) Social Media
3 12 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.56%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.14%) PMI
6 5 (1.78%) NHS
6 5 (1.78%) FMCG
6 5 (1.78%) Blog
7 4 (1.42%) Online Games
7 4 (1.42%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.42%) Linked Data
7 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.42%) Open Source
8 3 (1.07%) iPad
8 3 (1.07%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.07%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.07%) Equities
9 2 (0.71%) W3C
9 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.76%) Windows
2 7 (2.49%) Linux
3 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.42%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.07%) UNIX
5 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.49%) Project Management
2 27 (9.61%) Service Delivery
3 26 (9.25%) Time Management
4 25 (8.90%) ITIL
5 24 (8.54%) E-Commerce
5 24 (8.54%) Change Management
6 23 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (7.83%) Migration
8 19 (6.76%) TOGAF
8 19 (6.76%) B2B
8 19 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 18 (6.41%) Programme Management
10 14 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (4.98%) CRM
11 13 (4.63%) Data Security
11 13 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.63%) Business Analysis
11 13 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (4.63%) Analytics
12 12 (4.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.83%) SQL
2 14 (4.98%) Java
2 14 (4.98%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.91%) C
4 9 (3.20%) C#
5 4 (1.42%) Python
5 4 (1.42%) VB
6 3 (1.07%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.07%) COBOL
6 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.07%) Perl
6 3 (1.07%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (0.71%) PHP
7 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.71%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.36%) ABAP
8 1 (0.36%) Tcl
8 1 (0.36%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (18.15%) Degree
2 27 (9.61%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.85%) HND
5 6 (2.14%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.78%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.42%) PMP
7 4 (1.42%) CBAP
8 3 (1.07%) HNC
8 3 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.71%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.36%) CEH
10 1 (0.36%) MBCS
10 1 (0.36%) CITP
10 1 (0.36%) CCNA
10 1 (0.36%) CCDA
10 1 (0.36%) ISEB
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.49%) SLA
2 3 (1.07%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.07%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) BS25999
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.36%) FATCA
4 1 (0.36%) EMIR
4 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.36%) Basel II
4 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (3.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.42%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.42%) XenServer
4 3 (1.07%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.96%) Oracle
3 14 (4.98%) VMware
4 11 (3.91%) Ericsson
4 11 (3.91%) SAP
5 7 (2.49%) Adobe
5 7 (2.49%) Huawei
6 6 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.78%) HP
8 4 (1.42%) Citrix
8 4 (1.42%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.42%) JDA
8 4 (1.42%) Altiris
9 3 (1.07%) Nimsoft
9 3 (1.07%) CA
9 3 (1.07%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.07%) IBM
10 2 (0.71%) Cognos
10 2 (0.71%) BEA
10 2 (0.71%) Avaya
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cranbrook, Kent
Benenden Hospital Trust
Rate: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum - Pro Rata (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £34 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
LA International
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £388 - £400 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £380 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago