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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 394 417 401
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Development 166 122 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 50 50
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£475 £413 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £755
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £440
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.13 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £8.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -20.45%
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -6 79 £475 +11.76% 135
South East +25 45 £525 +23.52% 40
South West -9 12 £340 +126.66% 23
North West -10 10 £500 +31.14% 22
East Midlands +21 9 £320 -11.84% 14
East of England -1 5 £650 - 12
West Midlands +4 3 £375 +7.14% 19
Yorkshire -7 2 £415 - 15
North East -11 2 £314 -6.77% 14
Midlands - - - - 2
Business Development
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Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (38.24%) Finance
2 73 (23.86%) Project Management
3 72 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 69 (22.55%) Degree
5 51 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (15.03%) SC Cleared
7 44 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 32 (10.46%) Information Security
9 32 (10.46%) DV Cleared
9 32 (10.46%) Marketing
9 32 (10.46%) TOGAF
10 31 (10.13%) Enterprise Architecture
11 30 (9.80%) Oracle
12 28 (9.15%) ITIL
12 28 (9.15%) CISSP
13 27 (8.82%) PRINCE2
13 27 (8.82%) MS Excel
13 27 (8.82%) Telecoms
13 27 (8.82%) Time Management
14 26 (8.50%) Change Management
15 24 (7.84%) Banking
16 23 (7.52%) UML
17 22 (7.19%) Microsoft
17 22 (7.19%) User Experience
18 20 (6.54%) Cisco
18 20 (6.54%) Java
19 19 (6.21%) SQL
19 19 (6.21%) MS Office
19 19 (6.21%) Business Analysis

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.31%) IIS
3 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (0.98%) SAS
3 3 (0.98%) Mule
3 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) Lync
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
5 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.21%) MS Office
3 13 (4.25%) MS Project
4 10 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.94%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.63%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.98%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) Magento
3 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.33%) IaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) PaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.59%) Firewall
2 9 (2.94%) Wireless
3 6 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.63%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (1.63%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (1.31%) NFC
5 4 (1.31%) RFID
5 4 (1.31%) Intranet
5 4 (1.31%) SAN
5 4 (1.31%) FTP
6 3 (0.98%) IPv4
6 3 (0.98%) IPv6
7 2 (0.65%) Network Security
7 2 (0.65%) DOCSIS
7 2 (0.65%) DSL
7 2 (0.65%) MPLS
7 2 (0.65%) LAN
7 2 (0.65%) VPN
7 2 (0.65%) HTTP
7 2 (0.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.29%) Big Data
2 6 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.31%) DB2
5 3 (0.98%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.65%) MS Access
6 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.33%) Impala
7 1 (0.33%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Axure RP
1 5 (1.63%) Maven
2 4 (1.31%) JIRA
2 4 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.98%) GCC
3 3 (0.98%) GDB
3 3 (0.98%) JUnit
3 3 (0.98%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.65%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (0.65%) Subversion
4 2 (0.65%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.65%) Rational Robot
4 2 (0.65%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.65%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) Hudson
General
1 117 (38.24%) Finance
2 32 (10.46%) Marketing
3 27 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 24 (7.84%) Banking
5 10 (3.27%) Retail
5 10 (3.27%) Legal
6 9 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.29%) Publishing
7 7 (2.29%) Billing
8 4 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.31%) Advertising
9 3 (0.98%) Local Government
10 2 (0.65%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.65%) French Language
10 2 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.65%) Law
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.65%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (16.01%) Architect
2 45 (14.71%) Analyst
3 36 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 35 (11.44%) Consultant
5 34 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 27 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (7.52%) Developer
8 19 (6.21%) Delivery Manager
8 19 (6.21%) Service Manager
9 18 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
10 13 (4.25%) Development Manager
11 11 (3.59%) Business Manager
11 11 (3.59%) Business Consultant
12 8 (2.61%) Change Consultant
12 8 (2.61%) Product Manager
12 8 (2.61%) Senior Consultant
13 7 (2.29%) Senior Manager
13 7 (2.29%) Business Development Manager
13 7 (2.29%) Java Developer
14 6 (1.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.56%) SAML
1 17 (5.56%) OAuth
1 17 (5.56%) OpenID
2 16 (5.23%) HTML
3 12 (3.92%) CSS
3 12 (3.92%) REST
4 11 (3.59%) XML
5 10 (3.27%) Web Services
5 10 (3.27%) SOAP
6 9 (2.94%) HTML5
6 9 (2.94%) jQuery
7 8 (2.61%) Spring
8 7 (2.29%) CSS3
9 6 (1.96%) .NET
10 5 (1.63%) J2EE
10 5 (1.63%) STL
11 4 (1.31%) Java EE
11 4 (1.31%) Apache Flex
11 4 (1.31%) JMS
11 4 (1.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.19%) User Experience
3 17 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.58%) Visualisation
5 13 (4.25%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.29%) PMI
7 6 (1.96%) Biometrics
7 6 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.31%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.31%) Open Source
8 4 (1.31%) Social Media
8 4 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Informatics
9 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.65%) Blog
9 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.65%) Tandem
9 2 (0.65%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.65%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.23%) Windows
2 12 (3.92%) Linux
3 11 (3.59%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.27%) Android
5 5 (1.63%) UNIX
6 3 (0.98%) Solaris
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) HPUX
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.86%) Project Management
2 51 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 32 (10.46%) Information Security
4 32 (10.46%) TOGAF
5 31 (10.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 28 (9.15%) ITIL
7 27 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 27 (8.82%) Time Management
8 26 (8.50%) Change Management
9 23 (7.52%) UML
10 19 (6.21%) Business Analysis
11 16 (5.23%) B2B
12 15 (4.90%) Service Management
12 15 (4.90%) Mentoring
13 14 (4.58%) Identity Management
13 14 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (4.58%) OO
14 13 (4.25%) E-Commerce
15 12 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.54%) Java
2 19 (6.21%) SQL
3 15 (4.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.59%) C++
5 6 (1.96%) C#
5 6 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.63%) C
6 5 (1.63%) Python
7 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.98%) PHP
8 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.98%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) Scala
9 1 (0.33%) Perl
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
9 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 72 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 69 (22.55%) Degree
3 46 (15.03%) SC Cleared
4 32 (10.46%) DV Cleared
5 28 (9.15%) CISSP
6 13 (4.25%) PMI Certification
7 10 (3.27%) ISEB
8 7 (2.29%) PMP
9 6 (1.96%) MBA
9 6 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.31%) CCNP
11 3 (0.98%) IIBA
11 3 (0.98%) CBAP
11 3 (0.98%) CISA
12 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.33%) APMP
13 1 (0.33%) HND
13 1 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.21%) QA
2 12 (3.92%) SLA
3 3 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) WAI
4 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) P3O
5 1 (0.33%) Basel III
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.65%) XenApp
3 2 (0.65%) NFS
3 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) SCCM
2 2 (0.65%) WSUS
2 2 (0.65%) SCOM
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (9.80%) Oracle
2 22 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.54%) Cisco
4 15 (4.90%) SAP
5 13 (4.25%) HP
6 10 (3.27%) VMware
7 9 (2.94%) IBM
8 8 (2.61%) Juniper
8 8 (2.61%) ArcSight
9 7 (2.29%) F5
9 7 (2.29%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.29%) McAfee
9 7 (2.29%) Blue Coat
10 6 (1.96%) TippingPoint
10 6 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.96%) Nokia
10 6 (1.96%) Citrix
10 6 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (1.63%) SunGard
12 4 (1.31%) Google
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