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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 403 418 410
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Development 178 142 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 61 49
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£456 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £138 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
Average hourly rate £22.25 £35.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.42% +218.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £47.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-52.63% +331.81%
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
37507 36060 30720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.49% 75.50% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23739 22508 18841
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1067 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +20 94 £475 +18.75% 131
South East -9 46 £475 +12.29% 59
East Midlands +1 13 £230 - 5
North West -13 12 £475 +11.76% 31
West Midlands -2 6 £350 - 13
East of England +10 5 £650 - 17
Yorkshire -10 2 £188 +7.14% 13
North East 0 1 - - 3
South West - - - - 20
Midlands - - - - 2
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 128 (37.43%) Finance
2 89 (26.02%) Project Management
3 80 (23.39%) Security Cleared
4 70 (20.47%) Degree
5 49 (14.33%) MS Excel
5 49 (14.33%) SC Cleared
6 48 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (11.70%) Marketing
8 38 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 38 (11.11%) Time Management
9 37 (10.82%) Information Security
10 35 (10.23%) ITIL
11 34 (9.94%) PRINCE2
11 34 (9.94%) MS Office
12 33 (9.65%) Oracle
12 33 (9.65%) DV Cleared
13 32 (9.36%) TOGAF
14 31 (9.06%) CISSP
15 30 (8.77%) Microsoft
15 30 (8.77%) SQL
15 30 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
16 29 (8.48%) Telecoms
17 27 (7.89%) Java
17 27 (7.89%) Cisco
18 25 (7.31%) Change Management
18 25 (7.31%) QA
19 24 (7.02%) User Experience
20 22 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
20 22 (6.43%) Banking

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.34%) SAS
3 5 (1.46%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.17%) IIS
4 4 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.88%) Mule
6 2 (0.58%) CMS
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) MTS
7 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (14.33%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.94%) MS Office
3 22 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (5.56%) MS Project
5 14 (4.09%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.17%) SPSS
6 4 (1.17%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.17%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (0.88%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.58%) Magento
5 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.29%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.05%) SaaS
2 5 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.17%) PaaS
3 4 (1.17%) IaaS
3 4 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.97%) Firewall
2 15 (4.39%) Wireless
3 8 (2.34%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (2.05%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.75%) IPv6
6 5 (1.46%) Internet
6 5 (1.46%) VLAN
7 4 (1.17%) NFC
7 4 (1.17%) Network Security
7 4 (1.17%) RFID
7 4 (1.17%) SAN
7 4 (1.17%) IPv4
8 3 (0.88%) DNS
8 3 (0.88%) Extranet
8 3 (0.88%) MPLS
8 3 (0.88%) Broadband
9 2 (0.58%) LAN
9 2 (0.58%) VPN
9 2 (0.58%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.92%) Big Data
3 8 (2.34%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.46%) DB2
5 5 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.46%) TKPROF
5 5 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.88%) Sqoop
6 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.88%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.88%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.58%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.58%) Impala
7 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.46%) Maven
2 4 (1.17%) JUnit
3 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.88%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.88%) RequisitePro
3 3 (0.88%) ClearQuest
3 3 (0.88%) Rational Robot
3 3 (0.88%) JIRA
3 3 (0.88%) GCC
3 3 (0.88%) GDB
3 3 (0.88%) SoapUI
3 3 (0.88%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (0.58%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.29%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Hudson
5 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 128 (37.43%) Finance
2 40 (11.70%) Marketing
3 29 (8.48%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.43%) Banking
5 18 (5.26%) Legal
6 9 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.63%) Billing
7 7 (2.05%) Retail
7 7 (2.05%) Publishing
8 6 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.17%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.88%) Law
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Back Office
11 2 (0.58%) Electronics
11 2 (0.58%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (15.50%) Analyst
2 48 (14.04%) Project Manager
3 39 (11.40%) Architect
4 37 (10.82%) Consultant
5 35 (10.23%) Business Analyst
6 27 (7.89%) Developer
7 20 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (5.85%) Service Manager
8 19 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
9 17 (4.97%) Services Delivery Manager
10 13 (3.80%) Business Consultant
11 11 (3.22%) Development Manager
12 10 (2.92%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (2.63%) Business Manager
14 7 (2.05%) Product Manager
14 7 (2.05%) Programme Director
14 7 (2.05%) Senior Manager
14 7 (2.05%) Java Developer
15 6 (1.75%) Business Development Manager
15 6 (1.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.56%) SAML
1 19 (5.56%) OAuth
1 19 (5.56%) OpenID
2 17 (4.97%) HTML
3 14 (4.09%) CSS
3 14 (4.09%) Web Services
4 13 (3.80%) SOAP
4 13 (3.80%) REST
5 11 (3.22%) XML
6 9 (2.63%) .NET
6 9 (2.63%) Spring
6 9 (2.63%) jQuery
6 9 (2.63%) HTML5
7 7 (2.05%) CSS3
8 5 (1.46%) Java EE
8 5 (1.46%) J2EE
8 5 (1.46%) STL
8 5 (1.46%) JMS
9 4 (1.17%) XSD
9 4 (1.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.02%) User Experience
3 18 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 15 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.34%) PMI
6 8 (2.34%) Biometrics
7 6 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.46%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.17%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.17%) Open Source
9 4 (1.17%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.88%) Statistics
10 3 (0.88%) NHS
10 3 (0.88%) Clustering
10 3 (0.88%) Social Media
10 3 (0.88%) Blog
10 3 (0.88%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.85%) Windows
2 12 (3.51%) Linux
3 10 (2.92%) UNIX
3 10 (2.92%) Android
3 10 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.88%) Solaris
6 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) HPUX
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.29%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (26.02%) Project Management
2 48 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 38 (11.11%) Time Management
4 37 (10.82%) Information Security
5 35 (10.23%) ITIL
6 34 (9.94%) PRINCE2
7 32 (9.36%) TOGAF
8 30 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (7.31%) Change Management
10 22 (6.43%) UML
11 21 (6.14%) OO
12 20 (5.85%) Service Management
13 19 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (4.68%) B2B
14 16 (4.68%) Business Analysis
14 16 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (4.39%) E-Commerce
15 15 (4.39%) Identity Management
15 15 (4.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.77%) SQL
2 27 (7.89%) Java
3 15 (4.39%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.80%) C++
5 8 (2.34%) C
5 8 (2.34%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.05%) Python
7 6 (1.75%) C#
8 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.88%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.88%) Ruby
10 2 (0.58%) Scala
10 2 (0.58%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) VBA
11 1 (0.29%) Perl
11 1 (0.29%) R
11 1 (0.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 80 (23.39%) Security Cleared
2 70 (20.47%) Degree
3 49 (14.33%) SC Cleared
4 33 (9.65%) DV Cleared
5 31 (9.06%) CISSP
6 17 (4.97%) PMI Certification
7 11 (3.22%) PMP
7 11 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (2.05%) ISEB
9 7 (2.05%) CCNP
9 7 (2.05%) MBA
10 5 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.17%) CCNA
12 1 (0.29%) HND
12 1 (0.29%) MCSE
12 1 (0.29%) MCSA
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.29%) OCP
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.31%) QA
2 10 (2.92%) SLA
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.58%) WAI
3 2 (0.58%) P3O
4 1 (0.29%) GAAP
System Software
1 12 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.88%) XenServer
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.88%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.58%) vSphere
3 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (0.58%) NFS
3 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
4 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) SCCM
2 2 (0.58%) SCOM
2 2 (0.58%) WSUS
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (9.65%) Oracle
2 30 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.89%) Cisco
4 18 (5.26%) HP
5 15 (4.39%) SAP
6 12 (3.51%) IBM
6 12 (3.51%) VMware
7 9 (2.63%) F5
7 9 (2.63%) Juniper
7 9 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.34%) McAfee
8 8 (2.34%) Nokia
8 8 (2.34%) ArcSight
8 8 (2.34%) Cyber-Ark
8 8 (2.34%) Blue Coat
8 8 (2.34%) Google
8 8 (2.34%) TippingPoint
9 6 (1.75%) Citrix
9 6 (1.75%) NetApp
10 5 (1.46%) Huawei
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