The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 60 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Development 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.98% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.40% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£650 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £440
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £8.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -20.45%
Business Development
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 429 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.05% 69.76% 69.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 219 310
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 21
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £118.75
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 Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Development across the Hertfordshire region.

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the Hertfordshire region.

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £650 - 2
Letchworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Business Development
East of England

Business Development
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) Taleo
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Commercial Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Commercial Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Taleo Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle