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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 421 365 413
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +48
Contract jobs citing Business Development 155 205 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 74 89
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£425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £215 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £10.05 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £29.90 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year
+124.48% -7.87%
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
37564 35968 38529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23690 22532 22798
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 991 1384
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -35 84 £425 +6.25% 117
South East -29 28 £431 +43.75% 37
West Midlands +5 10 £401 +0.31% 14
East Midlands +5 9 £320 -14.66% 3
Yorkshire +13 7 £490 +30.66% 9
East of England -23 6 £625 +78.57% 11
South West -36 5 - - 13
North West -7 1 - - 16
North East - - - - 5
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 104 (34.78%) Finance
2 71 (23.75%) Project Management
3 66 (22.07%) Marketing
4 57 (19.06%) Degree
5 37 (12.37%) MS Excel
5 37 (12.37%) Microsoft
6 33 (11.04%) Oracle
7 32 (10.70%) PRINCE2
8 29 (9.70%) Telecoms
9 28 (9.36%) Banking
10 26 (8.70%) Programme Management
10 26 (8.70%) ITIL
11 24 (8.03%) MS Office
11 24 (8.03%) SharePoint
11 24 (8.03%) Business Analysis
12 23 (7.69%) Security Cleared
13 21 (7.02%) Service Delivery
13 21 (7.02%) Management Information System
13 21 (7.02%) CRM
13 21 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (6.35%) TOGAF
16 18 (6.02%) Migration
16 18 (6.02%) SQL
17 16 (5.35%) Change Management
17 16 (5.35%) Windows
17 16 (5.35%) SC Cleared
18 15 (5.02%) C
18 15 (5.02%) HTML
18 15 (5.02%) SQL Server

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (2.01%) IIS
3 6 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.67%) CMS
4 5 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.34%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.67%) Lync
7 2 (0.67%) Node.js
7 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.67%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 37 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.03%) MS Office
3 21 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.68%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.01%) MS Project
6 3 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.33%) NASTRAN
8 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.33%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.33%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.33%) HFM
3 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.67%) Force.com
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.34%) Intranet
2 6 (2.01%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) LAN
3 5 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.00%) WAN
4 3 (1.00%) Extranet
4 3 (1.00%) DOCSIS
4 3 (1.00%) DSL
4 3 (1.00%) HTTP
5 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.67%) Firewall
5 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.67%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) SAN
6 1 (0.33%) CTI
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) SDH
6 1 (0.33%) SMS
6 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.01%) MySQL
3 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.00%) MS Access
6 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.67%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.67%) Redis
7 2 (0.67%) Big Data
8 1 (0.33%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (2.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.00%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.67%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.67%) Subversion
3 2 (0.67%) Mocha
3 2 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.67%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.33%) Hudson
4 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) Ant
4 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
General
1 104 (34.78%) Finance
2 66 (22.07%) Marketing
3 29 (9.70%) Telecoms
4 28 (9.36%) Banking
5 14 (4.68%) Retail
5 14 (4.68%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.35%) Legal
7 11 (3.68%) Publishing
8 9 (3.01%) Front Office
9 7 (2.34%) Law
10 5 (1.67%) Advertising
10 5 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.67%) German Language
11 4 (1.34%) Korean Language
11 4 (1.34%) Billing
12 3 (1.00%) Aerospace
12 3 (1.00%) Back Office
12 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (18.73%) Analyst
2 42 (14.05%) Business Analyst
3 34 (11.37%) Architect
4 31 (10.37%) Consultant
5 22 (7.36%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.69%) Business Manager
7 19 (6.35%) Developer
8 17 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (5.35%) Development Manager
10 15 (5.02%) Business Development Manager
11 14 (4.68%) Designer
12 12 (4.01%) Systems Analyst
13 10 (3.34%) Business Systems Analyst
14 9 (3.01%) Senior Consultant
14 9 (3.01%) Administrator
14 9 (3.01%) Product Manager
14 9 (3.01%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.01%) Senior Architect
15 8 (2.68%) Coordinator
16 7 (2.34%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.02%) HTML
2 13 (4.35%) CSS
3 11 (3.68%) .NET
4 10 (3.34%) REST
5 8 (2.68%) jQuery
6 7 (2.34%) XML
7 6 (2.01%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (1.67%) WCF
9 4 (1.34%) Web Services
9 4 (1.34%) Middleware
10 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.67%) J2EE
11 2 (0.67%) XSLT
11 2 (0.67%) Rendezvous
11 2 (0.67%) SOAP
11 2 (0.67%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.67%) WebCenter
12 1 (0.33%) HTML5
12 1 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.01%) Social Media
4 8 (2.68%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.68%) PMI
5 6 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.01%) Blog
6 4 (1.34%) Equities
7 3 (1.00%) NHS
7 3 (1.00%) BBC
7 3 (1.00%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.00%) Kindle
7 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.00%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.67%) Open Source
8 2 (0.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.35%) Windows
2 7 (2.34%) UNIX
3 5 (1.67%) Linux
4 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.75%) Project Management
2 32 (10.70%) PRINCE2
3 26 (8.70%) ITIL
3 26 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 24 (8.03%) Business Analysis
5 21 (7.02%) CRM
5 21 (7.02%) Service Delivery
6 20 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (6.35%) TOGAF
8 18 (6.02%) Migration
9 16 (5.35%) Change Management
10 14 (4.68%) UML
10 14 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (4.68%) B2B
11 13 (4.35%) OO
11 13 (4.35%) Time Management
11 13 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.01%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (4.01%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.02%) SQL
2 15 (5.02%) C
3 14 (4.68%) C#
4 9 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.68%) Java
6 3 (1.00%) Perl
6 3 (1.00%) Python
7 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.33%) Tcl
8 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.33%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 57 (19.06%) Degree
2 23 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.68%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.01%) PMP
5 9 (3.01%) CBAP
6 7 (2.34%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.34%) MBA
9 3 (1.00%) CIMA
9 3 (1.00%) CAPM
9 3 (1.00%) ACCA
9 3 (1.00%) APMP
9 3 (1.00%) IIBA
10 2 (0.67%) ISEB
10 2 (0.67%) CISSP
10 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.33%) CISA
11 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.34%) SLA
2 8 (2.68%) QA
3 5 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.00%) P3O
5 2 (0.67%) FATCA
6 1 (0.33%) Basel II
6 1 (0.33%) MiFID
6 1 (0.33%) Basel III
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) EMIR
6 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.33%) XenApp
2 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.33%) KVM
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 37 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.04%) Oracle
3 15 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (4.35%) SAP
5 8 (2.68%) Adobe
5 8 (2.68%) IBM
6 5 (1.67%) Twitter
6 5 (1.67%) Reuters
7 4 (1.34%) HP
7 4 (1.34%) Lotus
8 3 (1.00%) Marketo
8 3 (1.00%) Siebel
9 2 (0.67%) Cognos
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco
9 2 (0.67%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.67%) Citrix
9 2 (0.67%) VMware
9 2 (0.67%) Apple
9 2 (0.67%) Tableau
9 2 (0.67%) Cognizant
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: £32,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford, United Kingdom
NHS Professionals
Rate: £120k + (Day rate or fixed term contract)
Posted: 23 days ago
North West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 26 days ago
North East of England
Insource
Posted: 26 days ago