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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 450 393 424
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +31
Contract jobs citing Business Development 139 164 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.46% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 76 73
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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 £219 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.50 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.30 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £32.70 £35.50
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
39087 35732 35760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.81% 74.62% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25636 22661 21299
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
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 £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1059 1320
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.30 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 +4 78 £450 - 133
South East -37 27 £450 +24.13% 46
East Midlands -1 13 £313 +25.00% 5
South West -26 6 - - 19
West Midlands -8 4 £431 +11.29% 16
East of England -21 3 £488 - 16
North West -13 2 £500 +50.37% 17
North East -38 1 £300 -38.77% 4
Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 117 (39.39%) Finance
2 78 (26.26%) Project Management
3 65 (21.89%) Degree
4 55 (18.52%) Marketing
5 53 (17.85%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 32 (10.77%) Banking
9 31 (10.44%) Oracle
10 28 (9.43%) PRINCE2
10 28 (9.43%) MS Excel
10 28 (9.43%) Telecoms
11 27 (9.09%) Change Management
11 27 (9.09%) TOGAF
11 27 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 25 (8.42%) Microsoft
13 23 (7.74%) Service Delivery
13 23 (7.74%) User Experience
14 22 (7.41%) UML
15 21 (7.07%) ITIL
15 21 (7.07%) Enterprise Architecture
16 19 (6.40%) CRM
16 19 (6.40%) Management Information System
17 18 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
17 18 (6.06%) SC Cleared
17 18 (6.06%) DV Cleared
18 17 (5.72%) Migration
18 17 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (5.72%) MS Office
19 16 (5.39%) Salesforce.com

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 15 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.68%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.01%) IIS
5 2 (0.67%) CMS
5 2 (0.67%) Confluence
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.67%) 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 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (5.72%) MS Office
4 12 (4.04%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.03%) MS Project
6 3 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.34%) CATIA
8 1 (0.34%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.01%) Teamcenter
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.01%) Magento
1 3 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.67%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.34%) Summit
3 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.34%) HFM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) Force.com
1 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Taleo
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.02%) LAN
1 6 (2.02%) TCP/IP
1 6 (2.02%) Intranet
2 4 (1.35%) FTP
3 3 (1.01%) Internet
3 3 (1.01%) DOCSIS
3 3 (1.01%) DSL
3 3 (1.01%) WAN
4 2 (0.67%) SAN
4 2 (0.67%) Firewall
4 2 (0.67%) Extranet
4 2 (0.67%) 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 7 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.68%) Big Data
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.68%) MS Access
2 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.35%) DB2
4 2 (0.67%) MySQL
4 2 (0.67%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.67%) 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 (1.35%) JIRA
1 4 (1.35%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.01%) Subversion
3 2 (0.67%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.67%) 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
1 117 (39.39%) Finance
2 55 (18.52%) Marketing
3 32 (10.77%) Banking
4 28 (9.43%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.71%) Retail
6 10 (3.37%) Legal
6 10 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.37%) Publishing
7 6 (2.02%) Front Office
8 5 (1.68%) Advertising
8 5 (1.68%) Billing
9 4 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.35%) Law
9 4 (1.35%) Korean Language
10 3 (1.01%) Dutch Language
10 3 (1.01%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.01%) Games
11 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.67%) Back Office
11 2 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (18.18%) Analyst
2 43 (14.48%) Business Analyst
3 41 (13.80%) Architect
4 32 (10.77%) Consultant
5 24 (8.08%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (7.74%) Project Manager
7 17 (5.72%) Development Manager
7 17 (5.72%) Business Manager
8 14 (4.71%) Service Manager
8 14 (4.71%) Business Development Manager
9 12 (4.04%) Developer
10 11 (3.70%) Administrator
11 10 (3.37%) Product Manager
12 9 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.03%) Designer
12 9 (3.03%) Senior Architect
12 9 (3.03%) Coordinator
13 8 (2.69%) Services Delivery Manager
13 8 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (2.36%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.70%) HTML
2 7 (2.36%) SAML
2 7 (2.36%) CSS
2 7 (2.36%) OAuth
2 7 (2.36%) OpenID
3 5 (1.68%) XML
4 4 (1.35%) .NET
4 4 (1.35%) jQuery
5 3 (1.01%) Web Services
5 3 (1.01%) HTML5
5 3 (1.01%) REST
5 3 (1.01%) Sass
6 2 (0.67%) LESS
6 2 (0.67%) CSS3
6 2 (0.67%) SOAP
6 2 (0.67%) CGI
6 2 (0.67%) J2EE
6 2 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 1 (0.34%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.85%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.74%) User Experience
3 19 (6.40%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 9 (3.03%) PMI
6 8 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.36%) Social Media
8 6 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.35%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.35%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.01%) BBC
10 3 (1.01%) IPTV
10 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.67%) Kindle
11 2 (0.67%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.67%) Tandem
11 2 (0.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.04%) Windows
2 5 (1.68%) Linux
2 5 (1.68%) UNIX
2 5 (1.68%) Android
2 5 (1.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.26%) Project Management
2 46 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (9.43%) PRINCE2
4 27 (9.09%) Change Management
4 27 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 27 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 23 (7.74%) Service Delivery
6 22 (7.41%) UML
7 21 (7.07%) ITIL
7 21 (7.07%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (6.40%) CRM
9 17 (5.72%) Migration
9 17 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (5.39%) Programme Management
11 15 (5.05%) Analytics
12 14 (4.71%) Information Security
13 13 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (4.38%) B2B
13 13 (4.38%) GAP Analysis
13 13 (4.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.04%) C
2 9 (3.03%) C#
2 9 (3.03%) SQL
3 7 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.02%) Java
5 3 (1.01%) PHP
6 2 (0.67%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
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 65 (21.89%) Degree
2 36 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.04%) CISSP
4 12 (4.04%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.03%) PMP
6 8 (2.69%) ISEB
7 7 (2.36%) CBAP
8 5 (1.68%) IIBA
9 4 (1.35%) MBA
10 3 (1.01%) CIMA
10 3 (1.01%) CAPM
10 3 (1.01%) ACCA
10 3 (1.01%) CISA
10 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.01%) APMP
11 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.34%) CCSA
12 1 (0.34%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.04%) SLA
2 10 (3.37%) QA
3 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.01%) P3O
3 3 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) Basel III
5 1 (0.34%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) 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 31 (10.44%) Oracle
2 25 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.39%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (3.70%) SAP
4 11 (3.70%) IBM
5 7 (2.36%) HP
6 6 (2.02%) Adobe
6 6 (2.02%) VMware
7 5 (1.68%) Twitter
7 5 (1.68%) Cisco
7 5 (1.68%) Reuters
8 4 (1.35%) Lotus
8 4 (1.35%) Calypso
8 4 (1.35%) SunGard
8 4 (1.35%) Marketo
9 3 (1.01%) Pardot
9 3 (1.01%) Eloqua
9 3 (1.01%) Siebel
9 3 (1.01%) Siemens
9 3 (1.01%) Citrix
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Epsilium Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Rate: £18000 - £20500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Rate: In Line with work level 3
Posted: 25 days ago