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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
UK / England
Rank 435 447 424
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing Business Development 130 159 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 85 88
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £710 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £27.66 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.34% +53.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +110.00%

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
34140 38185 36546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 82.04% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22792 25048 24013
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 842 1104 987
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Business Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +26 46 £450 - 34
London -15 42 £450 -7.69% 97
West Midlands -6 15 £406 +1.56% 16
North West +18 6 £426 +30.92% 16
South West +18 6 £340 -15.00% 12
Yorkshire +11 5 £465 +43.07% 8
East of England - 5 £375 - 6
North East -18 3 £375 -2.59% 5
East Midlands +1 1 - - 4
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 119 (40.48%) Finance
2 78 (26.53%) Microsoft
3 73 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (23.13%) Degree
5 66 (22.45%) CRM
6 55 (18.71%) Project Management
7 54 (18.37%) SharePoint
8 44 (14.97%) Dynamics CRM
9 34 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 33 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (10.54%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (10.54%) Legal
11 31 (10.54%) Marketing
11 31 (10.54%) Presales
12 30 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (10.20%) SQL Server
13 29 (9.86%) Dynamics AX
13 29 (9.86%) Business Analysis
13 29 (9.86%) Security Cleared
14 27 (9.18%) Analytics
15 26 (8.84%) Supplier Management
15 26 (8.84%) SQL
15 26 (8.84%) Change Management
16 24 (8.16%) Banking
16 24 (8.16%) MS Excel
17 23 (7.82%) Oracle
17 23 (7.82%) SAP
17 23 (7.82%) Data Management
17 23 (7.82%) Telecoms

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 31 (10.54%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.72%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.70%) SAS
5 4 (1.36%) CMS
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.68%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) Apache
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.08%) MS Office
2 12 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.36%) MS Project
3 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.02%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 44 (14.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (9.86%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (1.02%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.34%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.34%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.74%) Office 365
3 8 (2.72%) Yammer
4 7 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.36%) SaaS
6 3 (1.02%) IaaS
6 3 (1.02%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.06%) Internet
2 5 (1.70%) Network Security
3 3 (1.02%) Firewall
3 3 (1.02%) Wireless
4 2 (0.68%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (0.68%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (0.68%) LAN
4 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) AMQP
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) GPRS
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) LTE
5 1 (0.34%) MQTT
5 1 (0.34%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) UMTS
5 1 (0.34%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.74%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.74%) QlikView
5 9 (3.06%) Big Data
6 6 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.36%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.36%) DataStage
7 4 (1.36%) MS Access
7 4 (1.36%) MySQL
7 4 (1.36%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.02%) OLAP
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.02%) JIRA
3 2 (0.68%) MorphX
3 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.34%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 119 (40.48%) Finance
2 31 (10.54%) Legal
2 31 (10.54%) Marketing
3 24 (8.16%) Banking
4 23 (7.82%) Telecoms
5 22 (7.48%) Manufacturing
6 19 (6.46%) Retail
7 10 (3.40%) Law
8 7 (2.38%) Advertising
8 7 (2.38%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.38%) Spanish Language
9 6 (2.04%) Mandarin Language
10 5 (1.70%) Back Office
11 4 (1.36%) Automotive
12 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.02%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.68%) Billing
13 2 (0.68%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.68%) Electronics
13 2 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (20.07%) Architect
2 32 (10.88%) Analyst
3 31 (10.54%) Project Manager
4 28 (9.52%) Consultant
5 26 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (8.16%) Developer
7 22 (7.48%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 19 (6.46%) Programme Manager
9 18 (6.12%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.78%) Business Manager
11 14 (4.76%) IT Manager
12 13 (4.42%) Data Analyst
13 12 (4.08%) CRM Developer
14 11 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
15 10 (3.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 10 (3.40%) Technical Architect
16 9 (3.06%) SC Cleared Project Manager
17 8 (2.72%) Commercial Manager
17 8 (2.72%) Marketing Manager
18 7 (2.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.80%) .NET
2 10 (3.40%) Web Services
3 8 (2.72%) COM
3 8 (2.72%) Middleware
4 4 (1.36%) HTML
5 3 (1.02%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.02%) Backbone.js
5 3 (1.02%) CSS
5 3 (1.02%) React
6 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.68%) CSS3
6 2 (0.68%) XML
7 1 (0.34%) Ajax
7 1 (0.34%) Dojo
7 1 (0.34%) J2EE
7 1 (0.34%) jQuery
7 1 (0.34%) OAuth
7 1 (0.34%) OpenID
7 1 (0.34%) RESTful
7 1 (0.34%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 13 (4.42%) Data Integration
3 13 (4.42%) User Experience
4 11 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.40%) Visualisation
6 9 (3.06%) Linked Data
7 8 (2.72%) Life Science
8 7 (2.38%) Statistics
9 6 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.04%) Economics
10 5 (1.70%) Fintech
10 5 (1.70%) NHS
11 4 (1.36%) Equities
12 3 (1.02%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.02%) Data Conversion
12 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.68%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.46%) Windows
2 5 (1.70%) Unix
3 4 (1.36%) Android
3 4 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.36%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.68%) Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (22.45%) CRM
3 55 (18.71%) Project Management
4 33 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (10.54%) Presales
6 30 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (9.86%) Business Analysis
8 27 (9.18%) Analytics
9 26 (8.84%) Change Management
9 26 (8.84%) Supplier Management
10 23 (7.82%) Data Management
11 19 (6.46%) Enterprise Architecture
12 18 (6.12%) Programme Management
13 17 (5.78%) Data Analysis
14 15 (5.10%) Case Management
15 14 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (4.76%) Risk Management
16 13 (4.42%) Coaching
16 13 (4.42%) Data Modelling
16 13 (4.42%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.84%) SQL
2 20 (6.80%) C#
3 16 (5.44%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.08%) C
5 6 (2.04%) Java
5 6 (2.04%) Python
5 6 (2.04%) VBA
6 2 (0.68%) PHP
6 2 (0.68%) X++
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.34%) R
7 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (23.13%) Degree
2 29 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.42%) PMI Certification
5 12 (4.08%) PMP
6 11 (3.74%) MBA
7 7 (2.38%) CISA
7 7 (2.38%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.36%) ISEB
10 3 (1.02%) CISSP
10 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.68%) CCIE
11 2 (0.68%) CCNA
11 2 (0.68%) CCNP
11 2 (0.68%) PhD
12 1 (0.34%) CCA
12 1 (0.34%) CCDA
12 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.36%) SLA
4 3 (1.02%) MiFID
5 2 (0.68%) Basel II
5 2 (0.68%) QA
6 1 (0.34%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 78 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.82%) Oracle
2 23 (7.82%) SAP
3 16 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (4.42%) HP
5 12 (4.08%) IBM
6 9 (3.06%) Cognos
6 9 (3.06%) Tableau
7 8 (2.72%) Google
7 8 (2.72%) Infor
7 8 (2.72%) Informatica
8 7 (2.38%) Teradata
9 6 (2.04%) Cisco
10 4 (1.36%) Netezza
11 3 (1.02%) Adobe
11 3 (1.02%) Avaya
11 3 (1.02%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.68%) CA
12 2 (0.68%) DataFlux
12 2 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
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