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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 430 452 436
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Development 211 162 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 71 70
Median daily rate £345 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £280 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £409
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 13
Median hourly rate £12.75 £22.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.69% -53.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £14.25 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £22.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -59.09%
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
41611 40093 38816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 79.03% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27834 25415 24688
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 1174 1149
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -12 84 £469 +1.35% 101
South East +3 55 £325 -28.76% 30
North East -14 22 £250 -44.53% 3
North West -9 16 £360 +10.76% 19
East of England +12 8 £488 - 10
South West - 7 £550 - 10
East Midlands +3 5 £360 - 5
West Midlands -10 5 £375 +10.29% 12
Yorkshire +5 4 £460 +145.33% 6
Midlands - 1 - -
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Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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.

1 121 (31.43%) Finance
2 97 (25.19%) Project Management
3 65 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (16.10%) SQL
5 61 (15.84%) Oracle
5 61 (15.84%) Degree
6 51 (13.25%) Microsoft
7 48 (12.47%) Marketing
8 47 (12.21%) Security Cleared
8 47 (12.21%) CRM
9 43 (11.17%) XML
9 43 (11.17%) Business Analysis
10 41 (10.65%) Presales
11 39 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (9.35%) Telecoms
13 36 (9.35%) Oracle Database
14 35 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (9.09%) Unix
15 33 (8.57%) MS Excel
16 30 (7.79%) SQL Server
17 28 (7.27%) Oracle Forms
17 28 (7.27%) Shell Script
18 27 (7.01%) Oracle Database 10g
18 27 (7.01%) PL/SQL
18 27 (7.01%) SC Cleared
18 27 (7.01%) System Testing
18 27 (7.01%) Computer Science
19 26 (6.75%) Oracle Database 11g
19 26 (6.75%) TOGAF

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 19 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.64%) IIS
3 9 (2.34%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.34%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.30%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.30%) Smallworld
5 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.04%) CMS
6 3 (0.78%) SAS
7 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (4.16%) MS Office
4 3 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.52%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.52%) Magento
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Lawson
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.26%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.60%) Internet
2 7 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.56%) Wireless
4 5 (1.30%) SAN
5 4 (1.04%) Firewall
5 4 (1.04%) Network Security
5 4 (1.04%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (0.78%) HTTP
6 3 (0.78%) IPv6
6 3 (0.78%) VDSL
7 2 (0.52%) ATM
7 2 (0.52%) DOCSIS
7 2 (0.52%) GPON
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.26%) DSLAM
8 1 (0.26%) LTE
8 1 (0.26%) RFID
8 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.35%) Oracle Database
2 30 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 27 (7.01%) Oracle Database 10g
4 26 (6.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.90%) Big Data
7 12 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.08%) MS Access
9 7 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.56%) GIS
10 6 (1.56%) QlikView
11 5 (1.30%) OpenStack Swift
12 4 (1.04%) EDRMS
12 4 (1.04%) Power BI
12 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (7.27%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.30%) Subversion
4 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.78%) JIRA
6 2 (0.52%) JUnit
6 2 (0.52%) Maven
6 2 (0.52%) NUnit
6 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.26%) Ant
7 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.26%) Gradle
7 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.26%) Selenium
7 1 (0.26%) Xcode
General
1 121 (31.43%) Finance
2 48 (12.47%) Marketing
3 36 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 26 (6.75%) Legal
5 22 (5.71%) Banking
6 16 (4.16%) Retail
7 13 (3.38%) Front Office
8 11 (2.86%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.56%) Back Office
11 5 (1.30%) Billing
12 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.04%) Publishing
13 3 (0.78%) Electronics
13 3 (0.78%) French Language
13 3 (0.78%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.26%) German Language
14 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.26%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 66 (17.14%) Architect
2 63 (16.36%) Project Manager
3 60 (15.58%) Developer
4 49 (12.73%) Analyst
5 37 (9.61%) Business Analyst
6 34 (8.83%) Consultant
7 28 (7.27%) Oracle Developer
8 27 (7.01%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 26 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (5.19%) SQL Developer
11 19 (4.94%) PL/SQL Developer
12 18 (4.68%) Security Architect
13 12 (3.12%) Oracle Reports Developer
13 12 (3.12%) Report Developer
14 10 (2.60%) .NET Developer
14 10 (2.60%) Administrator
14 10 (2.60%) Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (2.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 9 (2.34%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.34%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.17%) XML
2 22 (5.71%) .NET
3 16 (4.16%) HTML
4 14 (3.64%) Web Services
5 11 (2.86%) J2EE
6 10 (2.60%) CSS
6 10 (2.60%) Servlets
7 9 (2.34%) JSP
8 8 (2.08%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.08%) jQuery
9 7 (1.82%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.30%) Apache Camel
10 5 (1.30%) HTML5
10 5 (1.30%) Kafka
11 4 (1.04%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.04%) CSS3
11 4 (1.04%) RESTful
11 4 (1.04%) SOAP
12 3 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.90%) User Experience
4 15 (3.90%) Visualisation
5 14 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.64%) Smartcard
6 13 (3.38%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (3.12%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.60%) PMI
9 9 (2.34%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.34%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.08%) NHS
11 6 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.56%) IPTV
12 5 (1.30%) DTV
13 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
13 4 (1.04%) Social Media
14 3 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.09%) Unix
2 20 (5.19%) Windows
3 10 (2.60%) Linux
4 2 (0.52%) AIX
4 2 (0.52%) Android
4 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (25.19%) Project Management
2 65 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (12.21%) CRM
4 43 (11.17%) Business Analysis
5 41 (10.65%) Presales
6 37 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (7.01%) System Testing
9 26 (6.75%) Change Management
9 26 (6.75%) PRINCE2
9 26 (6.75%) Risk Management
9 26 (6.75%) TOGAF
10 25 (6.49%) ITIL
11 23 (5.97%) Analytics
11 23 (5.97%) B2B
11 23 (5.97%) Use Case
12 22 (5.71%) Information Security
12 22 (5.71%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.19%) Service Management
13 20 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.10%) SQL
2 28 (7.27%) Shell Script
3 27 (7.01%) PL/SQL
4 24 (6.23%) Java
5 19 (4.94%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.90%) C#
7 12 (3.12%) C
8 4 (1.04%) VBA
9 3 (0.78%) C++
10 2 (0.52%) VB
11 1 (0.26%) Ada
11 1 (0.26%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.26%) C-shell
11 1 (0.26%) Groovy
11 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.26%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) PHP
11 1 (0.26%) Python
11 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (15.84%) Degree
2 47 (12.21%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.01%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.94%) CISSP
5 18 (4.68%) PMI Certification
6 14 (3.64%) CISA
6 14 (3.64%) CISM
7 13 (3.38%) IISP
8 10 (2.60%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.60%) PMP
9 5 (1.30%) CCIE
9 5 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.04%) BICSI Certification
10 4 (1.04%) BICSI RCDD
10 4 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.04%) MBA
10 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.78%) APMP
11 3 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (0.78%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.38%) ISAE 3402
2 13 (3.38%) ISO 9001
2 13 (3.38%) ISO27005
2 13 (3.38%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (3.12%) QA
3 12 (3.12%) SLA
4 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.78%) MiFID
5 1 (0.26%) COSHH
5 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) QRadar
2 2 (0.52%) Control-M
3 1 (0.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 61 (15.84%) Oracle
2 51 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.97%) IBM
4 20 (5.19%) Cisco
5 15 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (3.64%) Intel Security
6 14 (3.64%) SAP
7 13 (3.38%) ArcSight
7 13 (3.38%) Barracuda Networks
7 13 (3.38%) Qualys
7 13 (3.38%) Tripwire
8 9 (2.34%) BEA
9 8 (2.08%) HP
9 8 (2.08%) Sun
9 8 (2.08%) Tableau
10 4 (1.04%) LANDesk
10 4 (1.04%) Sybase
11 3 (0.78%) Adobe
11 3 (0.78%) BMC
11 3 (0.78%) BT
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