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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 412 366 410
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +44
Contract jobs citing Business Development 163 203 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.56% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 73 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 £252 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 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 £33.50 £10.05 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £29.90 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £24.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year
+104.08% -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
38146 35947 38014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.57% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24140 22555 22504
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 1087 990 1367
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -29 88 £425 +6.25% 135
South East -23 32 £431 +43.75% 43
West Midlands -4 10 £401 +0.31% 14
East Midlands +6 9 £320 -14.66% 10
Yorkshire +11 7 £490 +30.66% 12
East of England -25 6 £625 +78.57% 10
South West -45 5 - - 12
North West 0 1 - - 21
North East - - - - 6
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 106 (35.33%) Finance
2 70 (23.33%) Project Management
3 67 (22.33%) Marketing
4 61 (20.33%) Degree
5 36 (12.00%) MS Excel
5 36 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 35 (11.67%) Oracle
7 32 (10.67%) PRINCE2
8 29 (9.67%) Telecoms
8 29 (9.67%) Banking
9 27 (9.00%) Programme Management
10 26 (8.67%) ITIL
11 25 (8.33%) Business Analysis
12 22 (7.33%) Security Cleared
13 21 (7.00%) TOGAF
13 21 (7.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 21 (7.00%) MS Office
13 21 (7.00%) CRM
13 21 (7.00%) SharePoint
13 21 (7.00%) Management Information System
13 21 (7.00%) Service Delivery
14 20 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (6.00%) Migration
16 17 (5.67%) Change Management
16 17 (5.67%) C
16 17 (5.67%) SQL
17 16 (5.33%) Retail
18 15 (5.00%) SC Cleared
18 15 (5.00%) Windows
18 15 (5.00%) UML

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.00%) IIS
3 5 (1.67%) CMS
3 5 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.33%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.67%) Confluence
6 2 (0.67%) Node.js
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Lync
7 1 (0.33%) Drupal
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 36 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.00%) MS Office
2 21 (7.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.67%) MS Project
5 3 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.33%) CATIA
7 1 (0.33%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.67%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
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%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.33%) 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 (2.33%) Intranet
1 7 (2.33%) Internet
2 6 (2.00%) LAN
3 5 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.00%) WAN
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%) Extranet
5 2 (0.67%) FTP
5 2 (0.67%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) SAN
6 1 (0.33%) CTI
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) SDH
6 1 (0.33%) SMS
6 1 (0.33%) DWDM
6 1 (0.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.00%) MySQL
3 6 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.33%) 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 5 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.00%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.67%) Mocha
3 2 (0.67%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.67%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.33%) Ant
4 1 (0.33%) Hudson
4 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 106 (35.33%) Finance
2 67 (22.33%) Marketing
3 29 (9.67%) Telecoms
3 29 (9.67%) Banking
4 16 (5.33%) Retail
5 14 (4.67%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.33%) Legal
7 11 (3.67%) Publishing
8 8 (2.67%) Front Office
9 7 (2.33%) Law
10 6 (2.00%) Advertising
11 5 (1.67%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.33%) German Language
12 4 (1.33%) Korean Language
12 4 (1.33%) Billing
13 3 (1.00%) Aerospace
13 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 3 (1.00%) Local Government
13 3 (1.00%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 56 (18.67%) Analyst
2 43 (14.33%) Business Analyst
3 39 (13.00%) Architect
4 30 (10.00%) Consultant
5 21 (7.00%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (6.67%) Business Manager
7 18 (6.00%) Developer
8 15 (5.00%) Development Manager
8 15 (5.00%) Business Development Manager
9 13 (4.33%) Designer
10 12 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.33%) Administrator
12 9 (3.00%) Senior Architect
12 9 (3.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.67%) Product Manager
13 8 (2.67%) Coordinator
13 8 (2.67%) Senior Consultant
14 7 (2.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.67%) HTML
2 12 (4.00%) CSS
3 9 (3.00%) REST
4 8 (2.67%) .NET
5 7 (2.33%) XML
5 7 (2.33%) jQuery
6 4 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.33%) WCF
6 4 (1.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (1.33%) Web Services
6 4 (1.33%) Middleware
7 2 (0.67%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.67%) CGI
7 2 (0.67%) XSLT
7 2 (0.67%) SOAP
7 2 (0.67%) J2EE
7 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.67%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.67%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.33%) Social Media
4 8 (2.67%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.67%) PMI
5 6 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.67%) Blog
7 3 (1.00%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.00%) Kindle
7 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.00%) NHS
7 3 (1.00%) BBC
7 3 (1.00%) Equities
7 3 (1.00%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.67%) IPTV
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.67%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.67%) Open Source
8 2 (0.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.00%) Windows
2 7 (2.33%) 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 70 (23.33%) Project Management
2 32 (10.67%) PRINCE2
3 27 (9.00%) Programme Management
4 26 (8.67%) ITIL
5 25 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 21 (7.00%) TOGAF
6 21 (7.00%) CRM
6 21 (7.00%) Service Delivery
7 20 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (6.00%) Migration
9 17 (5.67%) Change Management
10 15 (5.00%) UML
11 14 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (4.67%) B2B
12 13 (4.33%) OO
12 13 (4.33%) ERP
12 13 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (4.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (4.33%) Time Management
12 13 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.67%) C
1 17 (5.67%) SQL
2 12 (4.00%) C#
3 8 (2.67%) Java
3 8 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.00%) Perl
4 3 (1.00%) Python
5 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.33%) C++
6 1 (0.33%) PHP
6 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.33%) PowerHouse
6 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (20.33%) Degree
2 22 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.67%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.33%) CBAP
6 9 (3.00%) PMP
7 6 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.67%) MBA
9 4 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.33%) IIBA
10 3 (1.00%) APMP
10 3 (1.00%) CAPM
10 3 (1.00%) CIMA
10 3 (1.00%) ACCA
10 3 (1.00%) CISSP
11 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.67%) ISEB
11 2 (0.67%) CISA
12 1 (0.33%) CISM
12 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.33%) SLA
2 8 (2.67%) QA
3 6 (2.00%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.00%) P3O
6 2 (0.67%) FATCA
6 2 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.33%) MiFID
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.33%) Basel II
7 1 (0.33%) Basel III
7 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) EMIR
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 36 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.67%) Oracle
3 15 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (4.33%) SAP
5 9 (3.00%) IBM
6 8 (2.67%) Adobe
7 5 (1.67%) Reuters
7 5 (1.67%) Twitter
8 4 (1.33%) Lotus
8 4 (1.33%) HP
9 3 (1.00%) Siebel
9 3 (1.00%) Cisco
9 3 (1.00%) Marketo
10 2 (0.67%) Apple
10 2 (0.67%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.67%) Tableau
10 2 (0.67%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.67%) Ericsson
10 2 (0.67%) Informatica
10 2 (0.67%) Epicor
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £20000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago