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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 409 360 404
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +44
Contract jobs citing Business Development 158 186 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.54% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 64 76
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £229 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £29.75 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.87% -17.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £14.38 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £50.00 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+84.87% -8.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36781 34189 37645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.40% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21204 22145
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 979 1382
Average hourly rate £23.80 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 July 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 July 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 -8 88 £395 +5.33% 121
South East -8 35 £350 -6.66% 49
West Midlands -13 9 £390 - 19
East Midlands +7 8 £320 -14.66% 5
Yorkshire +8 7 £490 +30.66% 8
East of England -22 6 - - 9
South West -31 4 - - 24
Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 3
North West - - - - 16
Business Development
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Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 106 (34.08%) Finance
2 75 (24.12%) Project Management
3 69 (22.19%) Marketing
4 61 (19.61%) Degree
5 42 (13.50%) Microsoft
6 41 (13.18%) MS Excel
7 35 (11.25%) Oracle
8 32 (10.29%) PRINCE2
9 30 (9.65%) ITIL
9 30 (9.65%) Security Cleared
10 28 (9.00%) MS Office
11 27 (8.68%) Management Information System
11 27 (8.68%) Telecoms
11 27 (8.68%) Programme Management
11 27 (8.68%) Banking
12 25 (8.04%) MS PowerPoint
13 24 (7.72%) SharePoint
14 23 (7.40%) Service Delivery
14 23 (7.40%) TOGAF
15 20 (6.43%) Change Management
15 20 (6.43%) Migration
15 20 (6.43%) CRM
15 20 (6.43%) SQL
15 20 (6.43%) Business Analysis
15 20 (6.43%) SC Cleared
16 17 (5.47%) Legal
16 17 (5.47%) C
16 17 (5.47%) HTML
16 17 (5.47%) SQL Server
16 17 (5.47%) Business Intelligence

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (7.72%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.93%) IIS
3 6 (1.93%) CMS
3 6 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.29%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.64%) Confluence
7 2 (0.64%) Lync
7 2 (0.64%) Node.js
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.32%) Apache
8 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 28 (9.00%) MS Office
3 25 (8.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 10 (3.22%) MS Project
6 3 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.32%) InDesign
8 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.32%) CATIA
8 1 (0.32%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.32%) HFM
3 1 (0.32%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.64%) Force.com
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.93%) Internet
2 5 (1.61%) Intranet
2 5 (1.61%) WAN
2 5 (1.61%) LAN
3 3 (0.96%) SDH
3 3 (0.96%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.96%) Extranet
3 3 (0.96%) DWDM
4 2 (0.64%) Firewall
4 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.64%) SSL
4 2 (0.64%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) VPN
5 1 (0.32%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) CTI
5 1 (0.32%) SMS
5 1 (0.32%) VLAN
5 1 (0.32%) OSPF
5 1 (0.32%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.22%) MySQL
3 6 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.96%) MS Access
5 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.64%) Redis
7 1 (0.32%) Big Data
7 1 (0.32%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) HBase
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (2.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.96%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (0.96%) JIRA
2 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.64%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.64%) Subversion
3 2 (0.64%) Mocha
4 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) JUnit
4 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.32%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.32%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.32%) Hudson
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.32%) Mockito
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 106 (34.08%) Finance
2 69 (22.19%) Marketing
3 27 (8.68%) Banking
3 27 (8.68%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.47%) Legal
5 15 (4.82%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.18%) Retail
7 11 (3.54%) Publishing
8 8 (2.57%) Front Office
9 6 (1.93%) German Language
10 5 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.61%) Law
11 4 (1.29%) Games
11 4 (1.29%) Advertising
11 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.29%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.96%) Polish Language
12 3 (0.96%) Billing
12 3 (0.96%) Military
12 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (17.36%) Analyst
2 39 (12.54%) Business Analyst
3 36 (11.58%) Architect
4 29 (9.32%) Consultant
5 23 (7.40%) Business Manager
6 22 (7.07%) Project Manager
7 20 (6.43%) Development Manager
8 19 (6.11%) Business Development Manager
9 18 (5.79%) Designer
10 17 (5.47%) Developer
11 13 (4.18%) Systems Analyst
11 13 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.54%) User Experience Designer
13 10 (3.22%) Business Systems Analyst
14 9 (2.89%) Product Manager
15 8 (2.57%) Coordinator
15 8 (2.57%) Programme Manager
15 8 (2.57%) Senior Consultant
15 8 (2.57%) Administrator
16 6 (1.93%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.47%) HTML
2 14 (4.50%) CSS
3 13 (4.18%) .NET
4 10 (3.22%) REST
5 9 (2.89%) jQuery
6 8 (2.57%) XML
7 7 (2.25%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (1.93%) WCF
8 6 (1.93%) Middleware
9 4 (1.29%) Web Services
10 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.96%) XSLT
10 3 (0.96%) WebCenter
11 2 (0.64%) HTML5
11 2 (0.64%) Rendezvous
11 2 (0.64%) Flash
11 2 (0.64%) J2EE
11 2 (0.64%) SOAP
11 2 (0.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.68%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.18%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.54%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.22%) PMI
5 8 (2.57%) Social Media
6 6 (1.93%) Blog
7 5 (1.61%) NHS
8 4 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.29%) Equities
8 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.96%) BBC
9 3 (0.96%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.96%) Kindle
9 3 (0.96%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.64%) DataPower
10 2 (0.64%) Open Source
10 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.64%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.64%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.14%) Windows
2 7 (2.25%) UNIX
3 4 (1.29%) Linux
4 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.32%) Android
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.12%) Project Management
2 32 (10.29%) PRINCE2
3 30 (9.65%) ITIL
4 27 (8.68%) Programme Management
5 23 (7.40%) TOGAF
5 23 (7.40%) Service Delivery
6 20 (6.43%) Change Management
6 20 (6.43%) CRM
6 20 (6.43%) Migration
6 20 (6.43%) Business Analysis
7 17 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (4.82%) B2B
8 15 (4.82%) UML
8 15 (4.82%) Risk Management
8 15 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (4.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (4.82%) Time Management
9 14 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (4.18%) E-Commerce
11 12 (3.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.43%) SQL
2 17 (5.47%) C
3 14 (4.50%) C#
4 10 (3.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.89%) Java
6 3 (0.96%) Python
6 3 (0.96%) Perl
6 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) VB
7 1 (0.32%) ABAP
7 1 (0.32%) PHP
7 1 (0.32%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) Tcl
7 1 (0.32%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (19.61%) Degree
2 30 (9.65%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.43%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.18%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.89%) PMP
6 8 (2.57%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.57%) CBAP
7 5 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.29%) HND
9 3 (0.96%) ACCA
9 3 (0.96%) CIMA
9 3 (0.96%) MBA
9 3 (0.96%) HNC
9 3 (0.96%) APMP
10 2 (0.64%) CAPM
10 2 (0.64%) IIBA
10 2 (0.64%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.54%) SLA
2 7 (2.25%) QA
3 5 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.64%) FATCA
5 2 (0.64%) P3O
6 1 (0.32%) EMIR
6 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) Basel II
6 1 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.32%) Xen
1 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 42 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.25%) Oracle
3 13 (4.18%) SAP
3 13 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.57%) IBM
4 8 (2.57%) Adobe
5 6 (1.93%) HP
6 4 (1.29%) Ericsson
6 4 (1.29%) Lotus
6 4 (1.29%) Twitter
7 3 (0.96%) Marketo
7 3 (0.96%) Reuters
7 3 (0.96%) Huawei
7 3 (0.96%) Cognizant
7 3 (0.96%) Siebel
8 2 (0.64%) Cognos
8 2 (0.64%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.64%) VMware
8 2 (0.64%) Epicor
8 2 (0.64%) Apple
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